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These 3 surprising stocks are held in ESG funds

“But investors might express surprise at some of the stocks that ESG funds include in their portfolios” writes unknown author for Coca-Cola: Given the debate over the role of sugary beverages in fueling obesity, you’d think Coca-Cola KO, +0.14% wouldn’t be considered for ESG funds.BASF “is in lots of ESG funds,” she says, because the Germany-based company makes a “conscious effort to be ESG-friendly.” 3.BASF: Investors can assume that chemical companies hardly qualify as “green” stocks.Individual investors often rely on a company’s reputation to judge its performance in environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.

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