I believe ESG should be banned

Tom King  |  Nanuk Asset Management  |  03 May 2023

ESG is no longer enjoying its honeymoon. ESG strategies – whatever that means – have underperformed in 2022 and ESG investment is coming under increasing criticism from politicians, regulators, investors and even practitioners. Some of this criticism is valid but at the heart of the problem is uncertainty arising from the widespread use of an acronym with no – or rather many - common meanings. It is right to question ESG practices, but they have merit and will continue to be increasingly important to investors and by extension, the investments and wealth industry. The real problem is the ill-defined...

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