The survey concluded that ESG is a big area that needs to include in their investing process. Investors should take extra care to consider ESG factors when making investment decisions. Companies with positive ESG ratings often experience superior performance over the long term due to their higher ethical standards. Half of the investors agreed that increasing focus on ESG management would help their company have a “better performance”. Therefore, they found that the company could incorporate ESG considerations into their process to benefit from greater returns and qualifies as a ‘responsible investment’. In addition, Nuveen is addressing investor interest in net-zero carbon approaches. It offers investors a way to invest in their carbon-reduction plans or provide technology which can support climate mitigation.