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CNBC-TV18 Investment Guide: Focusing on ESG investment

Updated : September 30, 2020 10:59 PM IST

Every week CNBC-TV18 Investment Guide brings in-depth insights and some interesting learning lessons on a whole host of sectors. The subject today is Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG).

In the global markets, the ESG industry is almost $40 trillion. It has doubled over the last four years and tripled over a period of the last eight years. It tells you the kind of funds which are getting invested in this particular area and in India the trend is just picking up.

Why one should invest in ESG? Isn’t the ESG universe in India very narrow? How should one go about identifying the right contours for ESG? What is more, important ESG score or financial metrics of a company?

G S Naren, executive director, and chief information officer at ICICI Prudential AMC answered all these questions.

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