ESG Research on Performance of Companies - Proof Points
Is ESG (Environmental-Social-Governance) investing good for the planet, or good for returns, or both?
A recent recent report claims it to be both.
Based on historical data from recent years, Subramanian’s research found that companies in the top fifth in terms of ESG ratings in 2005-2010 experienced the lowest (32%) volatility in earnings per share in the subsequent five year period. By contrast, companies with the worst environmental, social and governance records averaged 92% volatility.
The report drilled in further:
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