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ESG issues


Book Review: Purpose and Profit

The importance of ESG factors has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, making George Serafeim's book essential reading.

ESG Criteria: Global Asset Managers Expand Their Embrace

ESG factors are even more important to global asset managers today than they were a year ago, according to the latest Index Industry Association (IIA) survey.

A Natural Capital Approach to Sustainable Investing: A Tribute to Pitta

The pitta bird is a rare sight in tropical forests, even to the trained eyes of birdwatchers. Yet there she was, perched on the window of my condo, in a busy metropolis.

Book Review: Your Essential Guide to Sustainable Investing

Larry Swedroe and Samuel Adams's book is a good starting point for those seeking to understand the history and current practices of sustainable investing.

Renewable Energy Funds: Through a Gender Lens

As ESG investing continues to grow, applying a gender lens to public equity funds focused on climate solutions is critical.

Scenario Planning and Net-Zero

When it comes to the net-zero transition, energy investors must consider various outcomes since the outcomes are, well, so various.

ESG Integration: Lessons from US Insurers

What are US insurers saying and doing around ESG?

A Paradigm Shift in Investing — Are You Ready?

When it comes to ESG, DEI, and advances in data and technology, this time really is different.

The Elephant in the Room: The ESG Contradiction

The inherent conflict between the "E," the "S," and the "G" in ESG investing can no longer be ignored.

Women and Investing: Six Questions Answered

How have women changed their investing habits since the pandemic went global?