Responsible investing steps over $20 trillion, United Nations says

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Investors cash in on green investment themes

Investing based on principles rather than pure monetary gains has increased significantly over recent years, with the financial crisis acting to emphasise the importance of taking long-term investment views. The United Nations' (UN) Principle for Responsible Investment – which asks institutional investors and investment managers to sign up to six investment principles – currently has more than $20 trillion in funds under management, according to an official from the UN.

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