There is a large divide between the believers and the skeptics of environment, social, and governance (ESG) investing. In this episode of the PFP Section podcast, Bob Huebscher interviews experts Larry Swedroe and Sam Adams to get their opinions on whether investment performance is sacrificed, or risk is increased when limiting to ESG mandate funds. They fill you in on:
The economic theory and reaching equilibrium
What the major cashflow into green funds means for the long term
What the evidence tells us
The impact on diversification
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