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Climate investing at 'inflection point' with 'explosive growth' expected ahead: Franklin Templeton

Jovi Ho
Jovi Ho1/6/2022 4:39 PM GMT+08  • 4 min read
Climate investing at 'inflection point' with 'explosive growth' expected ahead: Franklin Templeton
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The world is at “an inflection point” in climate investing, and at this juncture, investors need clearer information while corporations want more incentives to clean up their act, says a Franklin Templeton executive.

Should these two “I’s” be met, the market will experience “explosive growth” that is “much more authentic”, says Ben Meng, executive vice-president and chairman of Franklin Templeton Asia Pacific.

Citing CNBC, Meng highlights that a third of total assets under management (AUM) in the US carry an environmental, social and governance (ESG) label.

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