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Megan Mullin explains ESG-conscious investing

Publication: Marketplace

UCLA Expert: Megan Mullin: Professor of Public Policy, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs; Faculty Director, Luskin Center for Innovation

Synopsis: Many big banks and fund managers have started taking environmental, social, and governance issues into consideration alongside profitability when they make investment decisions.

UCLA News: According to Mullin,  “ESG investing incorporates environmental, social and governance risk into investment decision making.” She said the idea is to reduce the financial risk from a changing environment, social disruption and social inequality. The governance part is how a company is run — things like CEO pay and how diverse the board of directors is.

Read more at Marketplace.