Part 2: Aligning portfolios with ESG values in Australia – an industry view

In Part 1 of our blog series highlighting the findings of our Australia Global Choice research paper, we focused on the performance of an index-based solution employing a rigorous, rules-based ESG-centric screening and exclusion process. Here, we show the impact of that process in more detail, again using the FTSE Australia 300 Choice index to illustrate.

The results are intuitive in that the screening can have a significant impact on the specific industries or sectors directly associated with excluded products and activities, but the overall composition of the index is not greatly changed.

You can now read the full blog post at the link below