ESG Craze Not Ready to Die

Could this year be the end of the beginning for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing?
Buzz in the business press suggests the ESG craze is over or even that ESG is dead. Not quite. The movement’s frameworks, guidelines, and regulations are not about to vanish. Yet the initial phase of fast growth and rapid adoption has played through, evidenced by the fact virtually every big company has adopted ESG metrics and reporting, and most of the largest financial firms have signed on to public ESG commitments. What comes after should include firms delivering greater clarity and specificity and governmental regulators allowing market actors to determine which corporate initiatives are producing value. Read More 

ESG, SDG, CER, GRI, FSC, LCA, WELL AM Update 

Richard Morrison, RCMarkets