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Risk platforms hold key for next take-off in ESG investing, PwC says

Better integration of ESG data into risk management platforms such as Blackrock's Aladdin or State Street's Alpha will be a game changer for managers struggling to navigate the ocean of non-financial data in investment decisions, PwC Partner and EMEA Asset and Wealth Management Leader Steven Libby says in an interview with AMWatch.

"I don't think anyone had expected that institutional investors would state they no longer wanted to invest in non-ESG products within such a relatively short period of time," says PwC Partner and EMEA Asset and Wealth Management Leader Steven Libby. | Photo: PR / PwC

99 percent of institutional investors think there will by a convergence of traditional ESG and non-ESG products by 2022. This is evident according to the report growth opportunity of the century by consultancy PwC.

"I don't think anyone had expected that institutional investors would state they no longer wanted to invest in non-ESG products within such a relatively short period of time," says PwC Partner and Asset and Wealth Management Leader for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Steven Libby in an interview with AMWatch.

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