ESG Investing is Popular...But Is It Profitable? - Adviser Investments

ESG Investing is Popular…But Is It Profitable?

February 3, 2022

Socially responsible investing has continued to grow in popularity. Can you still make strong returns while avoiding certain companies that don’t share your environmental, social and corporate governance beliefs? Vice President Steven Johnson outlined our view on ESG investing during our recent webinar, Diversification Is Dead…and Other Modern Myths.*

Please enjoy the excerpt below and click here for the full webinar replay with more informed insights you can use. 

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Steve Johnson:

One of the best things about being an investor recently has to do with democratization. Investors have so many choices today: you can  invest in what you like, where your passion lies and what your interests are. And one of the ways to do that is through ESG investing.

ESG investing has gained a lot of steam over the last couple of years, but it’s been around for quite some time. It’s investing by doing good. Investing in those companies that care about the environment, that care about social issues, that worry about corporate governance. This is a movement. It’s all part of the larger socially responsible investing (SRI) trend. Things like electric vehicles, cannabis, a bunch of different areas people are passionate about—now you have access to these investments.

We have embraced this type of investing here at Adviser Investments, and we have the ability to offer ESG portfolios to clients. We go through a rigorous process. We look at the ETFs and different funds that have socially responsible goals. We screen them and then build you a diversified portfolio consisting of large, small and midsize companies as well as international firms. We can even provide bond ETFs that have a sustainability focus. Over the next five to ten years, these types of investments and strategies will gain even further credence.  We would encourage interested investors to keep investigating and following their passion with ESG.

Click here for a replay of Diversification Is Dead…and Other Modern Myths. Please contact us at (800) 492-6868 to learn more about comprehensive wealth management solutions.


*Webinar recorded after the market closed on Wednesday, January 26, 2022.

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