Drip, drip, drip: Water is a leading ESG concern

Feb 26, 2020 | Brian Moore


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This article is part of a new series based on the results of the 2019 RBC Global Asset Management Responsible Investment Survey.

Drip, drip, drip: Water is a leading ESG concern

Water insecurity plays a driving role in conflicts and famines around the world, while water pollution and scarcity pose long-term economic threats to developing and developed nations alike. And institutional investors around the world have noticed: Water ranks among their top three environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns, according to the 2019 RBC Global Asset Management Responsible Investment Survey.

 

Click here for the full report; Water is a leading concern.