The value of investments and any income derived from them can go down as well as up and investors may not get back the original amount invested.
Screening out sectors or companies may result in less diversification and hence more volatility in investment values.
Covid-19 forces change
The perception of loss that people experience after a change is just that: a perception. The reality is that change brings about tremendous benefits.
The status quo is unsustainable…and ripe for disruption
1 Reality Check Team, ‘reality check: Which Form of Renewable Energy is Cheapest? BBC News, 26 october 2018, https://www.bbc.com/news/business-45881551
2 The world’s population is expected to increase by 2 billion persons in the next 30 years, from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, according to a new United Nations report (17 June 2019)
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