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Sustainable and ESG investing explained

What is sustainable and ESG investing?
What does ESG stand for?
What is ethical investing?
Are sustainable, ESG and ethical investing the same thing?
What are ESG issues, policies or criteria?
When did sustainable and ESG investing begin?
Why is sustainable and ESG investing important?
Why is sustainable and ESG investing growing?
Does sustainable and ESG investing lead to lower returns?
What is impact investing?
What is greenwashing and how can I avoid it?
Why are there so many different types of funds?

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