Marketwatch. November 13, 2020
Even as the Trump administration actively discourages environmental, social and governance investing in employer-sponsored retirement plans — a rule the Biden administration may overturn — it’s not like investors had a lot of ESG choices to begin with.
When Morningstar looked at lineups for defined-contribution plans like 401(k)s or 403(b)s , the research firm found only 4.5% of these plans offered at least one sustainable fund — that is a fund that intentionally incorporates ESG.
But for those who want to invest that way, there are ways to do it within the company-sponsored retirement plan. It just takes some legwork to find them.