“Building ESG Into Investor Strategy For Better Corporate Governance” – Forbes – September 8, 2014

In an article published on Forbes on September 8, 2014 Dina Medland, Contributor, describes how the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST), the UK state-backed workplace pension scheme, incorporates ESG into its investor strategy to improve corporate governance.

“Mark Fawcett, NEST CIO, explains how it has … chosen a fund that integrates ESG criteria as part of a process of screening companies that are also filtered by their corporate governance practices. The fund is the Northern Trust Emerging Markets Custom ESG Equity Index Fund, with a size of some £48.6 million ($78 million), which invests in around 740 stocks in emerging market countries.”

You may read the article on the Forbes internet site.