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ESG moving out of the Compliance Room and into the Heart of the Investment Process

ESG moving out of the Compliance Room and into the Heart of the Investment Process

By Francesca Cornelli, Ioannis Ioannou, Thomas Zhang
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Date Released: 2/23/2015
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Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) concerns are increasingly being factored into the valuation and management of financial assets. Issues such as climate change, sustainability, consumer protection, social responsibility and employee engagement are no longer viewed solely as components of risk management, but have also gained recognition in recent years as important drivers of firm value, particularly in the long term.

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