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“Roger Merz – ‘We look mainly at governance’” – finews – May 11, 2018

On May 11, 2018 Roger Merz, fund manager of an emerging markets fund at Vontobel, gave an interview to finews.ch-TV about the weighting of ESG criteria in investment decision-making.  According to Merz, “It would be more appropriate to turn ESG around and call it GSE.” You may read more and watch the interview on the […]

“UBS Wealth aims to capture “impact delta” in sustainable portfolio” – Impact Alpha – April 16, 2018

In an article published on April 16, 2018 ImpactAlpha explained that the “impact is not always in companies’ practices when an investment is made; it’s in the improvement in those practices over the life of the investment. UBS’s ‘ESG Engagement Equities’ strategy will focus on small- and mid-size listed companies in emerging markets, where there are […]