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Investment Solutions Forum 2019 SG - Exclusive Insights - Alvin Y. Lee

Alvin Lee of IHS Markit

Jun 17, 2019

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1. Has client demand for Impact investing, SRI, ESG increased?

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1. Has client demand for Impact investing, SRI, ESG increased?

We're seeing that we're in the very early stages, still, for ESG and impact investing in the wealth management space. This is something that's picked up quite significantly in the institutional space, so the question is, when will it pick up in a similar way in the wealth management space? I think what we're observing is that the acceleration rate is very measured. It will take quite a lot of time, but it seems inevitable that this will permeate into what investors, and consumers, want to see in the space. It will happen steadily.