Sunday, March 16, 2008

Business Green, UN Report about SRI

Incorporating environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) factors into investment decisions does not jeopardise returns and may even lead to financial benefits, according to a major new study from the UN and investment consultancy Mercer.

Launched today, the Demystifying Responsible Investment Performance report assessed 20 academic studies and 10 broker research reports and found that most concluded that considering ESG factors in investment decisions had a neutral or positive impact on returns.

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