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“Broad NN IP study shows ESG factors drive higher performance in emerging markets” – NN Investment Partners – October 31, 2016

On October 31, 2016 NN Investment Partners (NN IP) published the report, “The Materiality of ESG factors for emerging markets equity investment decisions: academic evidence.”  Conducted in association with the European Centre for Corporate Engagement (ECCE) at Maastricht University, the authors claim it is “the first comprehensive investigation into the performance of emerging market equity […]

“Indian companies not adhering to environment guidelines could be snubbed by global investors” – The Economic Times – October 27, 2016

On October 27, 2016 The Economic Times reported that pension funds managed by Norges Bank sold shares in seven Indian companies in April 2016, due to their lack of disclosure of environmental data.  According to the article, other Indian companies are at risk due to their poor disclosure and management of ESG issues.  The article […]