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Sustainable investing: investors views following COP26

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Tackling climate change is high on everyone’s agenda, with awareness growing that time is running out to protect the planet.

With the UN bringing world leaders together at the 26th conference focussed on tackling global climate change, net zero emissions became part of the debate on action and a part of most news reports. But what impact, if any, did COP26 have on how investors think about their wealth and whether they are prepared to adapt their investment
approach to play their part?

Are returns, at any cost, still the main priority for end investors? How well do they understand the need to act and invest sustainably and are they willing to pay for returns beyond profit?




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