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Weighing the Balance: An ESG Perspective on Bitcoin

Manager Insights White Paper Thematic Responsible Investing Alternatives Equity
May 2021
Weighing the Balance: An ESG Perspective on Bitcoin

Authors & Contributors

Erik A. Swords

Erik A. Swords

Justin R. Sumner, CFA

Justin R. Sumner, CFA

Albert Chu, CFA

Albert Chu, CFA

Jonathan Piskorowski, CFA

Jonathan Piskorowski, CFA

Niall Brennan, CFA

Niall Brennan, CFA

Along with Bitcoin’s increased visibility and significant rise in value comes heightened scrutiny surrounding its Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) impact. While there are many opinions on this hotly debated topic, we favorably view Bitcoin’s overall ESG impact on the evolving digital society. Using our industry experience combined with our ESG principles, we assess Bitcoin’s rapid ascension through an ESG lens.

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