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Ten funds with a conscience

A number of mutual funds take environmental, social and corporate governance into account

Bloomberg 

Investing for good can also be a good investment. A number of the mutual funds that take environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) into account when making investing decisions have proven to be stellar performers. Two of our top 10 ESG funds—selected using a formula that takes 1-, 3- and 5-year total returns into account—beat the S&P 500 over all three periods. Investors are taking notice: Investments in these funds are up 33% in the US since 2014, to $8.7 trillion. That’s 22% of all professionally managed US assets.

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 01:11 IST
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