About the survey
The 2020 Federated Hermes ESG
Investing Survey is a survey of U.S.
investment professionals (institutions, financial advisors and high-net-worth individuals) with input on investment portfolios regarding their views on responsible investing and consideration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. An anonymous, online survey of a respondent panel provided by Phronesis Partners was fielded between June 1, 2020, and July 9, 2020, to 50 institutional asset owners with more than $500 million in assets under management, including foundations, endowments, public defined benefit plans, corporate defined benefit plans and insurance general accounts; 102 financial advisors and wealth mangers with client assets under management (advisement) of more than $25 million, including registered investment advisors (RIAs), broker-dealer, bank and insurance-affiliated advisors, as well as consultants; and 100 high-net-worth individuals and families with investable assets (excluding primary residence) of more than $1 million, including family offices, private client advisors and multifamily offices.