The Wall Street Journal has published an opinion piece from Al Gore and David Blood where they argue that ESG investing is consistent with the fiduciary duty that investment professionals owe their clients.
No matter your investment strategy, timely access to accurate and comprehensive information is critical. Transparency enables investors to make informed decisions with a greater understanding of the risks and opportunities facing a company. Yet incredibly, some American politicians are now trying to pass laws to prevent investors from taking highly relevant information into account.
Why? Is the information they seek to ban inconvenient?
Read the whole article on the Wall Street Journal’s website. [Note: this article may be paywalled.]