ESG Investing For Public Pensions: Does it Add Financial Value?

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing is growing in popularity in both the private and
public sectors. The Institute for Pension Fund Integrity (IPFI), which focuses on fighting for fiduciary responsibility in public pension funds, believes that it is important to investigate the merits and potential scope of ESG investment, particularly when it comes to our nation’s public pension systems. IPFI firmly believes that the primary duty of a fiduciary is to ensure the financial stability of the funds with which they are entrusted. Fiduciaries should not be motivated by politics, ideology, or any other extrinsic force….

To read the full white paper and learn more about IPFI’s stance on ESG investing, please click below.