April 21—Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment strategies have long been in vogue and investors are showing a greater-than-ever appreciation for their principles. Do ESG strategies require a sacrifice on the performance front—or can you reap competitive returns while putting your money to work in a way that aligns with your values? Time will tell, according to our experts.
What began decades ago as a fringe notion of investing to make the world a better place has soared in popularity in recent years. To understand what’s meant by sustainable investing and the efforts to align one’s principles with their investment principal and financial goals, we turned to Steve Norcini, head of sustainable investing for Wilmington Trust, and manager of its ESG Equity Strategy.
In the April issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature:On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth, where he reveals how the 2020 recession and ongoing recovery differ from past experience, our overall optimistic view of the U.S. and global economic trajectories, and where we see potential risks and opportunities.
December 14—Harvard Law Professor Robert Sitkoff joins Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth to discuss ESG (environmental, social, governance) investing principles and how fiduciaries may incorporate them into portfolios, while Head of Sustainable Investing Steve Norcini weighs in with his views on stakeholder capitalism and how ESG can help companies achieve long term sustainability.Robert Sitkoff, John L.
July 1—Sustainable investing using ESG criteria seeks to align one’s values with the goal of reaping competitive returns. Dr. Linda-Eling Lee, global head of ESG Research at MSCI and Steve Norcini, portfolio manager, Wilmington Trust ESG Equity Strategy join Tony to discuss this increasingly popular approach and how socially conscious investors can do well by both their principles and their portfolios.