In our recent survey of over 350 institutional investors, responses confirmed that there are some substantial
shifts underway in fixed income investing. ESG in fixed income is becoming a high priority for investors globally and this short paper focuses on those findings.
Already a key factor in equity decision-making, our survey revealed that ESG is now truly a mainstream consideration for fixed income investors.
Globally, over the next three years the majority of institutional investors are planning to increasingly integrate ESG factors into their fixed income portfolios. A mere 3% had no plans to do so and for 61% of investors globally ESG incorporation was either a top or high priority.