Sustainable investing in fixed income

Interest in incorporating ESG considerations into investment decisions has increased substantially over recent years.

09. Apr 2019

Interest in incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into investment decisions has increased substantially over recent years and this is now moving beyond the more traditional domain of the equity markets and into fixed income. This paper examines the drivers behind this trend, what ESG integration means for fixed income investors, how the ESG corporate universe compares with a traditional one, and why investing in green bonds is not as simple as one may think.