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The ESG reality of private equity investing in Africa (Responsible Investor)

Four out of five of the fastest growing countries in the world right now are in Africa, with perhaps the most surprising being Libya,...

Fact or fiction: SI has no clear impact on society (Robeco)

Sustainability investing has risen to become a high-profile form of managing money – but does it actually benefit anyone else? It can sometimes be...

ESG Q&A: Principles for Climate-Conscious Investment (Market Integrity Insight – CFA...

https://blogs.cfainstitute.org/marketintegrity/2018/03/16/esg-qa-principles-for-climate-conscious-investment/ Climate change is an issue that will have an immense impact on our lives and the financial world in the coming years. Engagement between...

Finnfund invests in Cayman development fund, Paradise Papers reveal

Stockholm (NordSIP) - Finnfund, the Finnish state development financing agency, has invested €8mn in a Cayman Islands fund to finance agricultural development projects in...

ESG Trends in 2017: A fundamental rethink? (MSCI)

by Linda- Eling Lee Global Head of ESG Research, MSCI This year may ring the bell on a fundamental rethink for investors. Underlying all the...

Exploring the ESG quality of fund holdings

The following is an excerpt from the FUND TRANSPARENCY: EXPLORING THE ESG QUALITY OF FUND HOLDINGS paper published by MSCI ESG Research in March...

Exploring ESG: A Practitioner’s Perspective

Investors consider a variety of factors when determining the long-term value of a company. Public records such as annual reports and earnings statements have...

2017 ESG Trends to Watch (MSCI)

Tide Turns on Credit?: Academic research indicates that strong governance mechanisms may have led to reduced default risk and lower bond yields. A recent...

The tipping point: Women on boards and financial performance

A growing body of research shows that having three women on a corporate board represents a “tipping point” in terms of influence, which is...

ESG/SRI gives Edge to Asset Managers, Moody’s finds

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – According to a new report from Moody’s Investors Service, global AUM related to firms that are or have become signatories to...

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