Impact Investing & ESG
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) and Symbiotics present the first comprehensive analysis of the financial performance of private debt impact investment funds.
Reports from Morningstar and GMO explain why investors and advisors should consider ESG factors when investing in emerging markets.
The more investors pay attention to ESG, the more issuers will have to improve their behavior.
Late last year the UK government said it was “minded” to make pension fund trustees produce environmental, social and governance statements.
Investors in emerging market debt (EMD) are leery of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment analysis because of “common misconceptions,” according to BNY Mellon.
The prevalence and prominence of sustainability as a vital concept in the world – let alone the business community – is now clear. It has been driven by a host of dynamics that are both native to, and external from, business: environmental catastrophe and social crisis, economic disparity, and political dysfunction.
Investors are increasingly taking an interest in impact investing. What’s the value they see here?
Adam Bernstein, ESG Specialist with Gitterman Wealth Management in New York believes “We are experiencing a non-financial, ESG data revolution.”
United States & Europe
Young workers keep leaving for the west, while refugees from the Middle East and Africa are shunned. The UN sees a catastrophe lurking.
Ghana has lost its mantle as the African economy likely to grow the quickest this year to Ethiopia, which has held the position for most of the past decade, International Monetary Fund data showed.
India’s recovering growth will drive South Asia to the fastest growing region, said World Bank’s biannual South Asia Economic Focus released on Sunday.
U.S. executives named Brazil and Mexico, the two largest economies in Latin America, among their five most popular destinations for deal making, according to a new survey.
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