The top 10 fund houses 'truly committed' to ESG in 2019

No asset manager today will say it is not ESG focused. According to a Citywire article quoting H&K Investment Brand Index Report (first time I heard about it) , however,

"Only 29 of the 220 companies assessed consciously reflect their intent within their brand and only five managing to do so through an impactful purpose statement that clearly goes beyond monetary returns and addresses greater social good.

Half the industry has remained in the ‘traditionalist’ category, meaning they are committed to responsible investment but are not translating this commitment into their brand.”

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This is the top 10 most committed asset managers to ESG according to the report.

Surprised that many big household names are not in the top 10. Surely the bigger you are, the more responsible you should be. Not the case here based on this report.

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