According to a press release published by the CFA institute on August 17, 2015 “(a)lmost three-quarters of investment professionals worldwide (73 percent) take environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues into consideration in the investment process, according to the CFA Institute ESG Survey, a new survey of CFA Institute members created by CFA Institute and Investor Responsibility Research Center Institute (IRRC Institute). In addition, 64 percent of survey respondents consider governance issues, 50 percent consider environmental issues, and 49 percent consider social issues in investment decisions. Only 27 percent do not consider ESG issues.”
You may read the press release on the pressroom page of the CFA Institute internet site.
You may download the ESG Survey Report from the surveys page of the CFA Institute internet site.