ESG & Responsible Investing

Story

Over half of sovereign wealth funds now have a top down policy as ESG spreads to fixed income

Over half of sovereign wealth funds now have a top down policy as ESG spreads to fixed income

A major global study has found ESG adoption is rapidly gaining traction among sovereign investors and Central Banks. The Invesco Global Sovereign Asset Management Study, which surveyed 139 individual sovereign investors and Central Bank reserve managers, showed nearly two thirds (60 per cent) of sovereigns now incorporate a top-down ESG policy – up from 46 per cent in 2017.