“Investors in companies that do good do better” – Financial Times – July 20, 2017

On July 6, 2017 the Financial Times reported that “(e)quity indices comprised of ESG-compliant companies outperform benchmark emerging market indices, according to data from MSCI. In fact, the MSCI EM ESG Leaders Index has been outstripping the MSCI EM benchmark consistently since the 2008/09 financial crisis. In June, the outperformance gap reached a record of 51.84 points, double its span in early 2013.

Alan Brett, an MSCI vice-president, says some correlations between governance and share price performance are unequivocal.”

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