Clean energy and avoidance of fossil fuels are perhaps the first things that spring to mind when thinking about environmental, social and governance investing. And while this fits the mould of sustainable investing, the reality is that there are limited options for this style of investing, particularly in Australia. If an investor begins to look outside the box, the ASX200 presents a range of opportunities for sustainable investing.
"It's not enough to look at carbon emissions, because carbon emissions don't always tell the full story,” says Ausbil’s Mans Carlsson.
In this video, Carlsson explains what it means to invest in ESG-focused companies in 2020, and how an investor can leverage the move to decarbonisation. He also shares one stock idea that would typically not be considered a “green” investment but which ticks all the right boxes and has a promising growth trajectory ahead.
Sustainability meets opportunity
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