Where Will ESG Investing Be in Five Years?

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Nov. 18, 2021 12:00 pm ET

Investing based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors shows no signs of slowing down.

Global sustainable fund assets almost doubled in the past six months to $3.9 trillion at the end of September, according to Morningstar Inc. The number of sustainable funds, as defined by Morningstar, jumped more than 51% in the third quarter to 7,486 funds.