ESG is no longer a peripheral exercise. Increasingly, asset owners and asset managers are integrating Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) factors into their financial analysis and investment decision-making.
Over the last few years, awareness of ESG has grown but practical integration has its challenges and the concept is still finding its feet.
Who should ESG teams report to? How do they develop ESG expertise? Do they have the data they need? Are they making use of new frameworks such as the SDGs?
Building on our 2017 survey, our latest 2019 report explores the practical implications of ESG for asset managers and owners, how it is being integrated across organisations and which resources (people, technology) are required to implement a strategy.
We surveyed 347 institutional investors in 16 countries to ask about the practicalities of ESG investing including:
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