Sustainable and ESG investing terminology
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Understanding sustainable and ESG investing
We use the phrase ‘sustainable’ to describe an investment approach that's as concerned with the impact it has on people and the planet, as it is with potential financial returns. Other associated terms you might have heard include socially responsible investing (SRI), ethical investing and environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing. If you’re wondering what some of these mean, you’re not alone. We've pulled together some of the most common jargon in one place, to make it easier to understand.
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