Invesco report highlights ESG benefits for FI

Invesco has published its latest Global Fixed Income Study which says 54% of investors believe ESG can enhance fixed income returns.

The study surveyed fixed income investors across North America, EMEA and Asia Pacific with a combined AUM totalling USD $20 trillion. Invesco says the survey finds that investors who fail to address environmental and governance concerns specifically may face higher borrowing costs. 54% of investors now believe ESG analysis can produce additional value within fixed income and 46% of investors who have incorporated ESG within fixed income believe that it has been beneficial to their returns, with just 3% seeing a negative impact.