Why ESG Now

Andrew Busch
4 min readSep 2, 2021

The key factors driving demand

As the torrent of money into ESG vehicles continues to flow, the question running through many people’s minds is “why now?” To me, there are three major factors driving the interest. First, COVID and climate change related natural disasters. Second, the recent assessment report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Third, the upcoming Oct/Nov. COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference. Each of…

Andrew Busch

Andrew B. Busch is the former 1st Chief Market Intelligence Officer for the US government.