A Better Approach to ESG?
In this piece from Barron’s, Reporter Reshma Kapadia asks how an inclusive approach to ESG investing can help investors do good with their money without sacrificing returns. Kapadia highlights the JUST ETF, outlining how the underlying JULCD Index is built upon concrete survey results that define ESG in new terms emphasizing worker pay and treatment and minimizing shareholder return. Kapadia notes,
“…Against a backdrop where good or bad behavior can quickly be amplified on social media and good wages and benefits are crucial to hiring talent with unemployment at 50-year lows, following just business practices is not necessarily at odds with maximizing shareholder returns.”
Read the full piece here.