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Expanding environmental, social and governance investment options in defined contribution plans often results in increased contribution rates. Nearly nine in 10 plan participants want to align their investments with their values, the 2022 Schroders U.S. Retirement Survey found.

“This year, even more participants are telling us that ESG may be a catalyst to save more for retirement,” said Deb Boyden, head of U.S. Defined Contribution for Schroders. “This is a compelling reason for plan sponsors to consider adding ESG options to their lineup, as ESG could become a significant factor in improving participant retirement readiness, and a consideration of ESG factors offers the opportunity to maximize risk-adjusted returns for participants.”

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