“Big tech drags US down ESG rankings while EM nations rise” – Portfolio Adviser – April 23, 2019

On April 23, 2019 Portfolio Advisor reported that “(g)lobal ratings firm Morningstar recently published a ‘Sustainability Atlas’ examining and rating 46 country equity indices on ESG criteria. Morningstar researchers analysed the firm’s entire suite of global equity indexes, representing 97% of global market capitalisation for the first time incorporating the firm’s Carbon Metrics to assess […]

“Governance and Performance in Emerging Markets” – IFC – March 2019

In March 2019, the Corporate Governance Group of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) announced “the release of a new empirical study on the performance of its investment portfolio which demonstrates the clear link between corporate governance and IFC clients’ financial performance, development outcomes and environmental and social performance. Using client surveys and portfolio financial, economic, […]