In this time of crisis, some investors may be wondering if sustainable investing has taken a backseat to the emergencies of the day. The short answer is no; in fact, recent events have shown that sustainability may be more important today than ever before.
In this audiocast, host Joe Quinlan, head of CIO Market Strategy in the Chief Investment Office for Merrill and Bank of America Private Bank talks with Jackie Vanderbrug, head of Sustainable and Impact Investment Strategy in the Chief Investment Office for Merrill and Bank of America Private Bank and Haim Israel, head of Thematic Investing for BofA Global Research to share insights on sustainable investing in the current environment. The crisis has shown that modern economies and financial political systems around the world are dependent on one another, say these experts. Non-financial environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data can help investors better evaluate companies, supply lines and sectors in ways that are not available through traditional financial analysis, they believe. Listen to the audiocast to learn more.