Wilde Capital Management/MMI – Sustainable Investment Products and Due Diligence

In response to growing investor interest in sustainable investing, asset managers have started to offer a wide range of products that incorporate sustainability or environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategies. There are various ways that investors and their due diligence officers can begin to distinguish among the increasingly-available sustainability-focused managers and products and identify those that align with their interests and goals. First, there are four primary types of sustainable investment managers. Each type of manager aligns with a different investor motivation for pursuing the practice, and each requires a different due diligence approach.