Caveat pre-emptor: Man ESG chief talks snubbed markets

Robert Furdak is sparking discussions about responsible trend following in unsustainable stocks

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Trend following is late to the responsible investing table, grants Robert Furdak, Man Group’s new chief investment officer for ESG [environmental, social and governance]. But that sluggishness is something he plans to change – although it won’t be easy.

ESG creates a special problem for managed futures hedge funds like Man’s AHL unit, which specialise in trend following and rely on trading many and varied markets – some of which may fall outside the bounds of ESG acceptability.

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