My own observations are backed by industry research. A recent study from Ameriprise Financial uncovered that nearly 40 percent of female investors seek to invest in companies with good ESG practices. The same study showed that the vast majority of millennial investors (84 percent) are interested in socially responsible investments.
As these groups come to command more of the nation's wealth, they're likely to fuel more growth in the SRI space.
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Women control nearly $11.2 trillion in U.S. assets, and in addition to earning their own money, they are expected to inherit roughly 70 percent of the $41 trillion in intergenerational wealth transfer over the next 40 years.
Meanwhile, there are approximately 92 million millennial Americans, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, many of whom will be reaching their peak earning and investing years over the same time period.