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ESG


ESG Matters: Global Trends and Transitions

How are women growing in importance in the investment ecosystem? How are firms approaching the sustainability journey?

Impact-Weighted Accounting: The Missing Ingredient?

Can Impact-Weighted Accounting (IWA) help unlock ESG Alpha for investors?

The Price of Nature

To avoid a tragedy of the commons, we need to develop a formal method to price nature assets.

“ESG, Motherhood, and Apple Pie”? Seven ESG Policy Questions

Is there a performance penalty for ESG investing? Is it logical to lump E, S, and G together?

The Truthiness of ESG Criticism

Two critiques of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing have a truthiness quality to them.

Systemic Climate Risk and West Coast Wildfires

Is 2020 the watershed year when the world begins to understand the concept of systemic risk in our interactions with the natural environment?

Larry Fink on the “Long-Termism of Humanity”

"This is the beauty of humanity: We adapt, we evolve, we move forward,” Larry Fink says.

ESG and Fixed-Income Indices Surge in 2020

Market indices have seen constant evolution in more than a century of history, but never more so than in the last year.

Roberto Campos Neto, CFA, on COVID-19, ESG, and an Inclusive Recovery

Central Bank of Brazil governor Roberto Campos Neto, CFA, discusses the monetary policy response to the COVID-19 crisis in an interview with Marg Franklin, CFA.

The ESG Performance Paradox

Without strong fiduciary standards, ESG may become an excuse for fund managers to underperform and charge higher fees.