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“How screening can help stem risk in emerging markets” – Financial Times – May 14, 2018

In an article published on May 14, 2018 the Financial Times posits that “screening can help stem risk in emerging markets.”  The byline reads further:  “Environmental, social and governance filters can lessen the dangers in volatile areas.” According to the article, “(i)n 2004, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange was the first emerging market to introduce a […]

“Roger Merz – ‘We look mainly at governance’” – finews – May 11, 2018

On May 11, 2018 Roger Merz, fund manager of an emerging markets fund at Vontobel, gave an interview to about the weighting of ESG criteria in investment decision-making.  According to Merz, “It would be more appropriate to turn ESG around and call it GSE.” You may read more and watch the interview on the […]