ThinkAdvisor: Covisum's advisor and quant discuss the benefits and risks of ESG investing

Lauren Laferla, PR & Content Marketing Manager
June 14, 2018


In an ongoing series exclusive to ThinkAdvisor, Joe Elsasser, CFP® and Ron Piccinini, PhD provide readers with two distinct perspectives on the same topic. This week, we asked Joe and Ron to discuss, the benefits and risks of ESG investing.

Joe's response included:

"When I look to the choices that younger generations are making about where and how to work, and what’s important to them in the companies they are willing to work for, I expect that at least some of their investment decisions will be made the same way."


And Ron's response included:

"In recent years, ESG has evolved from a pure economic issue to an option for investors to “do good,” or at least vote with their dollars for the causes that matter to them. The effectiveness of ESG in this endeavor depends crucially on the difference in costs." 

Read the full response from both Joe and Ron in ThinkAdvisor.

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Posted by Lauren Laferla, PR & Content Marketing Manager
Lauren is a content marketing enthusiast with a love for storytelling - on camera, in writing, and through others. She has a robust communications background that includes: public relations, content creation, internal communications, digital marketing, and copy editing. Driven and motivated, Lauren holds a bachelor's degree in English and is an avid reader.