The Editor 

In defence of defence

John Hughman

In defence of defence

Investing, as we are often reminded in the lengthy small print of financial products, is not about past performance but about the future. And as we are increasingly reminded by environmental activists, there won’t be much of a future if we don’t address climate change – a concept not lost on the financial services industry, which has been peddling environmental, social and governance (ESG) products like there’s no tomorrow, helped along by the fear that there may well be no tomorrow. 

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