Foundations of ESG Investing

Many studies have focused on the relationship between companies with strong ESG characteristics and corporate financial performance.  However, these have often struggled to show that positive correlations — when produced — can in fact explain the behavior. 

The Foundations of ESG Investing research, for both equities and fixed income asset classes, suggests that changes in a company’s ESG characteristics may be a useful financial indicator. ESG ratings may also be suitable for integration into policy benchmarks and financial analyses.

You can now read the full whitepaper at the link below