1. Dr. RISHIKAYSH KAAKANDIKAR - Associate Professor, SaiBalaji International Institute of Management Sciences, Savitribai Phule Pune
2. Dr. AVINASH H. GHADAGE - Associate Professor, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth s Global Business School and Research Centre, Tathawde, Pune.
3. Dr. ANIL POMAN - Associate Professor, Lotus Business School, Pune, Savitribai Phule Pune University.
4. RUPALI GAWANDE - Assistant Professor, Amity Global Business School, Pune.
This paper provides an exhaustive exploration of the ascent of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors in the decision-making process of investments and their profound impact on financial markets. The review critically analyses the progression of sustainable finance instruments, underlining their increasing importance in restructuring and influencing investment strategies. Through an examination of ESG criteria, the review endeavours to capture their transformative effect on the financial landscape and investment practices.
ESG Factors, Investment Decision-Making, Financial Markets, Sustainable Finance, Sustainable Finance Instruments, Investment Strategies.