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Research institution NORC at the University of Chicago and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation polled a sample of 1,200 retail investors about their knowledge, attitudes and behaviors when it comes to investing with ESG criteria. “The study included questions about respondents’ awareness and use of ESG investments and their perceptions of socially responsible and environmentally sustainable investing,” according to the introduction. “The study also assessed the relative importance retail investors assign to financial performance, environmental considerations, and social and governance issues when selecting investments.” The regulator and the research institution made the report, “Six things to know about ESG and retail investors,” available on the FINRA website.

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