““Developed” and “Emerging” Categories Classify Risks for Investors, but So Do “Transparency” and “ESG” Performance” – Equities – August 4, 2015

An article contributed to Equities on August 4, 2015 explains that “both developed and emerging markets have a mix of transparency and ESG (environmental, social, governance) performance that are also additional factors of analyzing future risk for intelligent investors. Adding these classifications to the countries, regions and corporations that equity investors evaluate can strengthen portfolio resiliency and financial performance potential. “

The article includes a matrix that correlates transparency and ESG performance, in developed markets and separately in emerging markets.

The article is music to the ears of Emerging Markets ESG, which for five years has been disseminating evidence that ESG performance is possible in emerging markets.

You may read the article on the Equities internet site.