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Global Sustainable Investement Alliance

Barriers slowing the growth of sustainable investment include, on the demand side, low levels of awareness among pension fund trustees about sustainable investment opportunities and the need for better standards and reporting. On the supply side, small illiquid markets and few listed equity investments reduce the market for investment, and ESG research vendor coverage in Africa is skewed to high-impact, high-visibility sectors in South Africa and dual-listed major companies, for example Safaricom (Kenya) or Dangote (Nigeria). Along the investment value chain, there is a need for increased ESG expertise and services from asset consultants, analysts and advisors. Large retirement funds in Africa increasingly move toward adopting ESG considerations


Global Sustainable Investement Alliance
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