Don’t be blinded by the ESG premium, says top PM

Wealth Professional
January 18, 2023.

ESG investing has captured the imagination of countless investors, with many now pivoting their portfolios to align more with their convictions and the real-world impact they want to make. But for one portfolio manager, there has to be a balance between values and value.

“ESG is very important for us. But we won’t buy a stock solely because it has a high ESG rating,” says Francis Sabourin, portfolio manager and investment advisor at Francis Sabourin Wealth Management with Richardson Wealth. “We also have to consider the value of the stock.”

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