ESG Featured Talks

Insights & Strategies
Companies that recognise the importance of ESG factors – and manage them well – are increasingly attractive to investors, while companies that fail to pay attention to ESG can be perceived as higher risk. This is causing a paradigm shift in the investment world.
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Green Investing

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Environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing has entered the mainstream, and is transforming the way investors look at value. No longer are investments assessed purely in terms of financial returns; a host of other factors are considered, whether it’s a company’s carbon footprint or the impact a major infrastructure project will have on the local community. This is a welcome development, not least because these factors also have a demonstrable effect on investment performance. But ESG considerations add additional layers of complexity to the investment process that heighten the need for active portfolio management, backed by proprietary research.

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ESG Fact Check

 

1BNP Paribas Securities Services; “Great Expectations for ESG”; July 2017

2Global Impact Investing Network; “2018 Annual Impact Investor Survey”; June 2018

3 KPMG; “The Road Ahead: The KPMG Survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting 2017”; October 2017

4 Climate Bonds Initiative; “China Green Bond Market 2017”; February 2018

5 PwC; “The Next Frontier for Infrastructure Investments”; 2018

6Business & Sustainable Development Commission; “Better Business, Better World Asia”; June 2017

7Standard Chartered Private Bank; “Sustainable investments on the rise in Asia”; May 2018

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