Sustainable investing has evolved considerably in recent years, now encompassing environmental, social and governance factors — hence the widely used moniker ESG. It accounts for $12 trillion, or one in four dollars, of the total assets under professional management in the United States.
Increasingly, family offices have participated in this investment growth, often with ESG as the foundation of their investment strategy. Now the private investment side of ESG is emerging, offering family offices an opportunity to make an impact and achieve strong risk-adjusted returns.
Level Ventures, in partnership with First Republic Bank and Runway Innovation Hub, hosted a virtual panel discussion to provide insights from some of the leading family offices and institutional investors on how to identify and manage ESG investments.