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Emily Chew of Morgan Stanley on the state of sustainable investing – and what lies ahead
DiffuseTap Virtual Event Series – April 14, 2021
“Financial statements are basically a backward-looking view of what just happened, and the day that they’re released, they immediately become historical. Whereas ESG factors or considerations can give us a better understanding of the fuller picture of the environmental and social resources that a company is relying on, which are not currently materialized in the balance sheet or in the income statement.” – Emily Chew, Morgan Stanley
Last time on DiffuseTap, Emily Chew, Global Head of Sustainability for Investment Management at Morgan Stanley, talked about what sustainable investment really means, how funds and companies will be affected by the imminent global enforcement of ESG, and why you might want to avoid hopping on the “sustainable fund manager” bandwagon.
Listen to the full audio or download last week’s event transcript here.
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