Double-digit growth of the European Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) market signals change in investors’ mindset

All responsible investment strategies have grown at double-digit rates between 2011 and 2013, faster than the broad European investment market. Growth rates range from +22.6% (Sustainability themed) to +132% (Impact investing). This compares to an estimated +21.7% for the broad European investment market.

October 9, 2014, Brussels – EUROSIF, the European Sustainable Investment Forum, today unveils the findings of its 6th Sustainable and Responsible Investment Study, first published in 2003. The Study highlights the scale of Sustainable and Responsible Investment practices and trends in Europe and across 13 European countries.

For the first time, the Study provides new detailed insights on Exclusions, European Impact investing and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) integration practices.

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