Sustainable funds showed resilience during the covid pandemic market sell-off. Driven by growing investor interest in environmental, social, and governance issues, the global sustainable fund universe pulled in around $45.6 billion in the first quarter of 2020. The last three years have seen a steady increase in assets in sustainable funds. Assets remain dominated by Europe, accounting for over 80% of the global sustainable fund universe. Currently, with many funds now formally considering ESG factors in a non-constraining way to mitigate risk and/or find opportunities, Europe is by far the most developed and diverse ESG market. But what is the ESG investing scenario in India? Can you make money by ESG investing? To understand that Mint's Nasrin Sultana is joined by Abhay Laijawala, Managing Director and Fund Manager, Avendus Capital Private Markets Alternate Strategies.