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Fund manager: Wrong focus in sustainable investments

Today's sustainable investments are to focused on sustainable corporate processes. According to Norwegian fund manager Philip Ripman, focus ought to be on products and services that make a more significant contribution to sustainable development.

Philip Ripman, manager of the fund SPP Global Solutions, advocates for a shift in the financial sector. | Photo: SSP Fonder/PR

A growing number of investors and asset managers pay less attention to traditional assessment of corporate sustainability performance through ESG factors. Instead, they focus on products and services that can really contribute to a sustainable development, according to an article on Swedish news site Aktuell Hållbarhet.

Fund Manager Philip Ripman at SPP Global Solutions, an actively managed fund with approximately 70 company holdings, explains his point:

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