The Rise of ESG Investing in the Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sustenance and resilience emerged as key indicators of longevity for most organizations amid the COVID-19 crisis in 2020. As a result, sustainable investing has attracted more attention from investors. The Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing market is estimated to reach $1.3 trillion by 2030.

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Investing

Over 40% of FinTech professionals believed that more investments in the future will be made in FinTechs that innovatively address ESG challenges by 2030, according to a survey by Tribe Payments.

ESG investing seeks returns and long-term impacts on society, the environment, and business performance. An investor may consider ESG criteria while making an investment decision. Among the three criteria, Environment receives special attention from analysts and investors alike. In 2020, though, Social grew in prominence owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. This factor includes empl …