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ESG Analyst Survey 2021: A world of opportunity

By Richard Edgar Editor in Chief

The Fidelity Analyst Survey has built a reputation for accurately predicting trends in the business world from the bottom up. For the first time, we’ve asked 151 analysts to focus exclusively on the environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics that now form an integral part of investment decision-making. Through their many regular interactions with management teams about company approaches to sustainable investing issues, our analysts have once again spotted themes that have largely gone under the radar. Read on to find out more.

The Fidelity Analyst Survey has built a reputation for accurately predicting trends in the business world from the bottom up. For the first time, we’ve asked 151 analysts to focus exclusively on the environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics that now form an integral part of investment decision-making. Through their many regular interactions with management teams about company approaches to sustainable investing issues, our analysts have once again spotted themes that have largely gone under the radar. Read on to find out more.

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