Sustainable Finance Is Performing Well in the Pandemic—But Why?

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Publication Date: 
14 May 2020
Publisher: 
Quartz Media, Inc.
Publication Language: 
EN
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QUARTZ at WORK
Abstract: 

Sustainable finance is not new. Early calls for economic transactions to incorporate environmental, social, or governance (ESG) issues can be traced back as far as the Holy Books. But it would have been difficult to divine the uptake of sustainable finance in recent times, largely achieved in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis and amid the Covid-19 pandemic.