Research

“The Value of ESG Data: Early Evidence for Emerging Markets Equities” – Cambridge Associates – November 30, 2016

In November 2016 Cambridge Associates published a report entitled, “The Value of ESG Data: Early Evidence for Emerging Markets Equities.” The executive summary explains:  “Our examination of incorporation of environmental, social, and governance factors into the stock selection process for two major MSCI indexes finds evidence that ESG factors added value in emerging markets equities […]

“Global wealth study reveals ‘shockingly’ high levels of economic inequality” – Market Watch – November 25, 2016

On November 25, 2016 Market Watch reported that the chasm between rich and poor continues to widen. “According to the Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report, a mere 0.7% of the global population owns nearly half the world’s wealth. At the other end, 73% of the popular have less than $10,000 each. Oxfam International’s Max Lawson, in […]