Some investors exaggerate how hard implementing ESG is, say Finnish pundits

Four ESG pundits working at a data analytics firm and investment manager, a central bank, a pension fund and a consultancy firm have co-authored a new book, The Responsible Investor: An Introductory Guide to Responsible Investment. AMWatch spoke to the quartet about the key takeaways.

Antti Savilaakso, Anna Hyrske, Riikka Sievänen and Magdalena Lönnroth. | Photo: PR Impact Cubed, the Bank of Finland, KPMG Finland and the Church Pension Fund of Finland (KER).

One of the main challenges in expanding ESG investing is that some institutional investors continue to have a limited understanding of how ESG could be implemented in portfolio management, says Antti Savilaakso, Head of Research at Impact Cubed in London.

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