SUSTAINABLE INVESTING: EUROPE IN FOCUS

Discover what our survey of 400 European professional portfolio builders told us about sustainable investing and the role of indexing.

As European professional investors begin a decade-long reallocation of capital from traditional strategies into sustainable investments, iShares and Censuswide surveyed 400 professional portfolio builders across the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Italy1 to understand their attitudes towards sustainable investing and the role of indexing.

Capital at risk. This information should not be relied upon as investment advice, or a recommendation regarding any products, strategies. The environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) considerations discussed herein may affect an investment team’s decision to invest in certain companies or industries from time to time. Results may differ from portfolios that do not apply similar ESG considerations to their investment process.

KEY TRENDS

78%
of European professional investors are already integrating sustainability into their portfolios.
80%
of European professional investors are placing the incorporation of sustainability into their portfolio construction strategies as either urgent or very urgent.
80%
of the professional investors surveyed believe indexing is crucial to achieving a more sustainable portfolio.

1. Source: Sustainable Investing: European in Focus, Censuswide & BlackRock (March – June 2020)

SUSTAINABLE INVESTING: EUROPE IN FOCUS

Discover what 400 professional European portfolio builders told us about sustainable investing and the role of indexing.