ESG: A PRIMER
In recent years, there has been increasing emphasis on companies’ and related entities’ environment, social, and governance practices. The basic premise is that investors should evaluate firms based not just on their commercial performance but also on these attributes, hopefully through a system of tractable metrics. Dubbed “ESG,” momentum has been increasing as asset managers and capital providers are increasingly stressing these factors in their investment decisions. Relatedly, public-facing and capital-intensive practitioners, including but not limited to oil, natural gas, and coal concerns, are engaged in some combination of modifying their behaviors and accelerating reporting on their ESG worthiness.
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