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QUARTZ reports:

If you own stocks, chances are good you have heard the term ESG. It stands for environmental, social, and governance, and it’s a way to laud corporate leaders who take sustainability—including climate change—and social responsibility seriously, and punish those who do not.

In less than two decades since a United Nations report drew attention to the concept, ESG investing has evolved into a $35 trillion industry. Money managers overseeing one-third of total US assets under management said they used ESG criteria in 2020, ...

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