Pressure to bring down ESG fund fees

How much of a premium are investors willing to pay for ESG funds to achieve a positive impact, and how will full integration affect fees in the active and passive space?

If this year has taught investors anything, it is that ESG funds are here to stay, and where there is popularity, fee pressures inevitably follow.

Evidence of this can already be seen in the ESG fund space and experts foresee a convergence of fees between sustainable funds and their traditional counterparts during the next few years, but some believe a small premium is warranted for products that are able to achieve true positive impact.

To read the full analysis, please view the ESG Clarity November issue of the digital magazine.

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Natasha Turner

Natasha is global deputy editor at ESG Clarity, part of the Bonhill Group, and has been a financial journalist for six years. She has been shortlisted for Story of the Year and Investment Journalist of...