Wisconsin DFI Issues ESG Investing Advisory
MADISON, Wis. – As climate change and social concerns have grown in recent years, many investors are becoming more conscious of whether a company in which they are investing has considered environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors. The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) today issued an investor awareness advisory providing information to help investors better understand ESG investing.
The advisory provides an overview of some of the components of ESG investing. It also discusses how ESG investing is affecting the investment services industry and the factors investors should think about when considering an ESG investment. The full advisory is available on the agency’s website here.
As with all investments, before making any financial decisions, DFI encourages investors to do their homework, ask questions, and contact DFI’s Division of Securities at (608) 266-2139 or email DFISecurities@dfi.wisconsin.gov for more information.
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