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The twenty eighth United Nations Local weather Change Convention, or COP28, begins this week in Dubai.
Forward of the summit, we glance again to an episode of our Cash Clinic podcast from two years in the past, when our consultants checked out environmental, social and governance investing — ESG for brief.
Whereas there was a growth in individuals placing their cash in ESG funds, there are many questions round how ‘inexperienced’ this actually is.
Thirty-year-old Harri appeared on one of many first episodes of Cash Clinic and his resolution to put money into ESG funds seems to have paid off: he has made an honest return.
However he wonders how a lot this has been right down to the underlying funding efficiency and the way a lot due to the hovering recognition of ESG investments. With a document $3.9tn now held in sustainable belongings worldwide, is that this outperformance sustainable?
Claer is joined by the FT’s Manuela Saragosa and Share Motion’s Catherine Howarth, who’ve put ESG investing to the check. They provide sensible recommendations on tips on how to make greener decisions together with your pension or Isa and turning into an activist shareholder.
Plus, they debate how frightened buyers needs to be about ‘greenwashing’.
Offered by Claer Barrett. Government producer is Manuela Saragosa. Produced by Persis Love. Assistant producer is Talia Augustidis. Sound design by Breen Turner. Clips: Sky Information, CNBC Worldwide, UN Local weather Change, Guardian Information.