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More than two-thirds of Americans want to invest their money in a way that creates a better climate future, according to a survey from Sphere, but relatively few have that option with their current retirement plan, and most are unaware that such options exist.

The Sphere survey illustrates how investment fund options in the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) area are relatively new to investors, and how much work is left to be done in educating investors about ESG options. Although 77% of respondents want to invest in a better climate future, 76% of those surveyed did not know what ESG means.

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