GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

The Most Surprising ESG Statistics in 2024

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"ESG funds attracted $51.1 billion in net new money in 2020."

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"67% of millennials prefer to work for a company that positively impacts the world."

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"82% of investors view climate change as a major risk to financial markets."

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"Companies with strong ESG credentials show a 3-5% increase in annual revenue growth."

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"Investments in companies with strong ESG practices have grown by 34% since 2016."

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"ESG investing can account for 10% of total assets under management (AUM) globally."

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"Europe leads ESG investing with $12.9 trillion in assets, followed by the US with $8.7 trillion."

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"ESG funds outperformed traditional funds during the COVID-19 pandemic market downturn."

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"As of 2020, $30 trillion in assets were being professionally managed under responsible investment strategies."

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"Companies with high ESG ratings consistently outperform the market."

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"Companies with high ESG scores face lower costs of capital."

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"ESG assets are on track to exceed $53 trillion by 2025."

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"There is a 28% increase in employee productivity in organizations with effective ESG strategies."

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"ESG issues result in median losses of $500 billion annually for investors."

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"60% of investors consider ESG factors when making investment decisions."

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"Incorporating ESG criteria can reduce volatility and result in fewer negative financial outcomes."

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"78% of institutional investors place sustainability at the center of their investment approach."

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"54% of consumers are willing to spend more for products from socially responsible companies."

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"Over 60% of investors believe that companies with poor ESG track records pose greater financial risks."

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"The majority of financial professionals (61%) expect ESG metrics to be fully integrated into mainstream reporting within five years."

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