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“Foundations of ESG Investing. Part 1: How ESG Affects Equity Valuation, Risk and Performance” – MSCI – November 2017

In November 2017 MSCI published a research report entitled, “Foundations of ESG Investing.  Part 1: How ESG Affects Equity Valuation, Risk and Performance.” The executive summary reads as follows: “Many studies have focused on the relationship between companies with strong ESG characteristics and corporate financial performance.  However, these have often struggled to show that positive […]

“Pakistan adopts new corporate governance rules” – Manifest – November 24, 2017

On November 24, 2017 Manifest reported that Pakistan has a new Companies Act 2017 and new corporate governance regulations approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) will come into effect in Pakistan on January 1, 2018. “The regulations replace Pakistan’s 2012 corporate governance code. Changes in the requirements include decreasing the limit […]