Practical analysis for investment professionals

Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)


The ESG Performance Paradox

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

Evolving into an Eco-Friendly System: The Real ESG Challenge

Capitalism will have to adapt to meet the green challenge.

Socially Responsible Investing (SRI): The Insiders’ Take

Leaders in socially responsible investing (SRI) shared their in-the-trenches perspective on this evolving space.

Book Review: The Ethical Investor’s Handbook

That investing responsibly is complicated does not imply that investors should abandon the effort, in Morten Strange’s view.

Water Neutrality: The Next Frontier in ESG?

ACTIAM, the Dutch asset manager, has set itself a groundbreaking goal: By 2030, it hopes to be water neutral. Hans van Houwelingen, the firm's CEO, talks to Monika Freyman, CFA, about this ambitious target.

Six Trends in College and University Endowments

What trends are influencing endowment investing in today’s market?

Top Five Articles from July: Private Equity, ESG, High Yield Today

Why do professional investors talk about behavioral finance more than they apply its insights? How do single stocks influence factor returns? The leading Enterprising Investor posts from last month address these questions and more.

Four Challenges in the ESG Market: What’s Next?

It's time for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing to become more of a science and less of an art, says Christopher K. Merker, PhD, CFA.

Carbon Free? Really?

In the final analysis, can we truly measure the emissions of our portfolio? Or understand what the actual “carbon footprint” is? No, not really, says Christopher K. Merker, CFA, but it is becoming easier.

In Practice Summary: Social Responsibility (SR) Screens and Fund Performance

Does environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing add or subtract value from investment portfolios? According to the findings of a trio of researchers, summarized in the new In Practice series, the answer is neither: Investors can both match index performance while also “doing good” for the environment and society.



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