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Committed Nordic institutions lead global sustainable investment trend

Europe, and especially the Nordics, have driven the early running on ESG, and now the ESG trend converges with the shift to passive investment strategies.

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Two dominant themes are currently reshaping the world of investment: sustainable funds growth and the shift from active portfolios, selected by professionals, towards cheaper, passive strategies tracking indices, according to The Financial Times.

"There is a confluence of trends. We see more and more institutional investors, and particularly pension funds, shifting from active to passive portfolios and immediately wanting to make them fully ESG-integrated,” DWS Head of Responsible Investments Roelfien Kuijpers tells The Financial Times.

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