There's been a lot to reckon with so far in 2020. It has made us all a bit more aware of the impact our choices have on others, and the world at large, and helped drive a new wave of interest in ESG as an investment category.
Since the first index fund was launched some 45 years ago, millions of investors across the world have taken advantage of this easy-to-implement investment vehicle that offers transparency, diversification, low-costs and tax efficiency.
By any measure, index investing is a success story with investors globally gravitating to funds low-cost investing. Vanguard's funds, index and active, invest broadly in markets across the world, and are therefore part owners of practically all listed companies.