“ESG factors mattering more in emerging market investments” – Nikkei Asian Review – October 12, 2017

On October 12, 2017 Nikkei Asian Review published an interview about the latest trends in ESG with Linda-Eling Lee, global head of ESG research at MSCI.  According to Ms. Lee, “those criteria matter a lot when investing in companies in emerging markets as ‘higher-rated ESG companies do tend to be demonstrating stronger risk management.’”

The article covers a range of issues, including:  the historical development of ESG issues in the investment world, ESG at Asian companies, ESG performance; and greenwashing.

You may read the interview on the Nikkei Asian Review internet site.