As global governments and regulators set an agenda for net zero carbon emissions, the focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria among investors, from pension scheme members to institutions, is on the rise.
The ESG Investing Handbook is an indispensable guide to the history, developments and latest thinking into the future of ESG investing from some of the most influential names in the business.
Featuring interviews with:
Mark Campanale, Founder & Executive Chairman of Carbon Tracker
Richard Curtis, Film Director/Make My Money Matter
Andrew Cave, Head of Governance & Sustainability, Baillie Gifford
Lisa Beauvilain, Director, Impax Asset Management
Alex Edmans, Professor of Finance, London Business School
Keith Davies, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer at Federated Hermes - International
Amy Clarke, CEO, Tribe Impact Capital
Bruce Davis, co-founder, Abundance Investment
Expert Editor, Becky O’Connor covers the big questions and key themes, such as the effectiveness of divestment versus engagement strategies for promoting positive change as well as difficult topics, such as greenwash. In this fast-moving and often demanding area for both asset managers and investors, this book will look at some big questions and themes, such as:
• Does ESG always boost financial performance?
• Is it possible to be good at all three factors at the same time?
• Can investors trust ESG ratings?