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Watch out for new sustainability regulation in 2022: Schroders

Jovi Ho
Jovi Ho1/19/2022 1:48 PM GMT+08  • 3 min read
Watch out for new sustainability regulation in 2022: Schroders
"Everyone in the investment value chain is facing similar levels of regulatory change over sustainability practices."
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Sustainable investing is maturing, and so are the policies, disclosures and debates that surround it, says Andrew Howard, global head of sustainable investment at Schroders.

ESG (environment, social governance) investing has entered the mainstream. According to analysis by Bloomberg, ESG assets soared to an unprecedented US$37.8 trillion by the end of 2021 and are predicted to grow to US$53 trillion by 2025, which would be a third of all global assets under management.

Companies’ licences to operate, the sustainability of their business models and the returns to their investors are increasingly interconnected, writes Howard.

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