Stock market dynamics do not reflect society's climate concerns – Triodos Investment Management

A column by investment strategist Joeri de Wilde.

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... According to the newspapers, the silent majority of shareholders is ecstatic about the high returns generated recently by oil and gas companies. Sustainable shareholders, who are still a minority, are said to be much more vocal and therefore get more media attention. In other words: for most shareholders short-term profit is still the number one goal, while climate concerns matters less. But is this really true?

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