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It is a challenging time for investors. This hub sheds a light on some of the most pressing investment issues facing fund managers and asset allocators as they connect from around the globe. As we enter a new decade, Citywire in association with M&G present some of the biggest debates around topics that include the future of ESG, fixed income and much more.

The ESG outlook

While companies and sectors hope for a rebound post Covid-19, in this episode of the True Connections podcast series from Citywire in association with M&G, we hear from investors about their views on sustainable investing and whether ESG is set for further growth in 2020. We cover a range of topics, from whether ESG is just a fad, to how fund selectors allocate to sustainable funds.

Please note that this podcast was recorded before the government announced its social distancing measures. Date recorded: 27/02/2020

In this episode of the True Connections podcast series from Citywire in association with M&G, we listen to ESG fund managers and specialists Maria Municchi and Ben Constable-Maxwell of M&G. They respond to fund selectors’ latest thinking on sustainable investing, and discuss what it really means to engage with companies to achieve the best outcomes for society, the environment and shareholders.

Please note that this podcast was recorded before the government announced its social distancing measures. Date recorded: 11/03/2020

There is ever-growing interest among investors to align their money with their conscience, so that Environmental, Social and Responsible (ESG) investing has become a staple in the industry. Record flows into ESG funds, and their resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic, have also proven that ESG is no longer a niche sector. But how did sustainability become such a priority for investors and where is it headed from here?