Report on US Sustainable, Responsible, and Impact Investing Trends 2016

Joshua Humphreys, Meg Voorhes

Contributors: Ophir Bruck, Christi Electris, Farzana Hoque, Kristin Lang, Andreea Rodinciuc

November 2016

Based on extensive research and surveying of hundreds of asset managers and institutional investors, the Croatan Institute research team, in collaboration with our client US SIF Foundation, analyzed leading ESG trends across investment vehicles, strategies, and themes.

The 2016 report found that sustainable, responsible, and impact investing assets have grown from $6.57 trillion at the start of 2014 to $8.72 trillion at the start of 2016, an increase of 33 percent. The report also found that the top two issues considered both by money managers and by their institutional investor clients are conflict risk and climate change.

The full report is available from US SIF’s website. The Executive Summary is available for download below.


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