What is ESG?

The act of investing for our futures implies we have hopes and aspirations. But what does that future look like? Shouldn’t investing in a better tomorrow be of equal importance?

No one person or entity can halt the climate emergency, control how technology is redefining our lives, or manage shifting geopolitical landscapes. But together we are greater than the sum of our parts. Together we can make a difference with Responsible Investing!

Responsible Investing: Adding Value through "Environment, Social and Governance"

Environment refers to any aspect of the company's activity that has an impact on the environment. Assessment categories typically include:

  • Greenhouse gas emissions
  • Waste and pollution
  • Climate change
  • Renewable energies

Social refers to any aspect associated with the company' s human capital and human rights in general. Assessment categories typically include:

  • Working conditions
  • Employee Relations
  • Diversity in the work environment
  • Health and safety

                                                                    Governance refers to any aspect associated with the management and behaviour of a company. Assessment categories typically include:

  • Corporate tax strategies
  • Management costs
  • Lobbying and political donations
  • Structure and management diversity

Mythbusting on Responsible Investing

MYTH # 1

"Responsible Investment makes less money than traditional investment"

MYTH # 2

"Responsible Investment is just a passing trend"

MYTH # 3

"Reconciling finance and sustainable development is impossible"

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Sustainable and actionable: An ESG study of climate and social challenge for Asia

Climate risks are rising in Asia. So an urgent question for financial markets becomes: what impact is the region’s green fixed income having on climate change mitigation? And could it do more?

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