Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors have become a vital part of investor decision-making. Doing well on ESG metrics, which cover the non-financial aspects of a company’s management, provides important insight on future financial performance and demonstrates how a company is addressing the needs of all their stakeholders – including employees, customers, communities – alongside shareholders.


Leading investors know good ESG performance often translates into smarter investments. It makes sense; focusing on ESG is fundamentally about proactively managing risk, from building resiliency into the supply chain, managing scarce resources, considering community needs and ensuring diversity and inclusion at all levels of the company. And, data backs this up; ESG funds outperformed the S&P 500 in 2020 through July 31. This is despite the significant COVID-19 headwinds.


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