Wed, Jun 1, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
A SQUARE

Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) data

Thursday, March 12, 2009
Key performance indicators or reference points that are transparent.

A SQUARE :: 12Mar09 Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) data
Category SRI
Author Sona Blessing
"... avoid investing in “bad behaving” companies (ethical screening, monitoring Global Compact controversies (human rights, corruption, environmental, etc.). These are risk factors, and even if there is no legislation in place yet that makes such compliance mandatory; from a management perspective integrating and adherence to ESG principles will pay-off in the long run."
Download this research The many benefits of an A SQUARE subscription Recommend to a friend

<< A SQUARE archive sorted by date    << A SQUARE archive sorted by category

 Article link
More research related to SRI

[15Feb12] [SRI, Trade Finance] A SQUARE 15 Feb 2012
A fund providing financing for fair trade institutions

Download

[16Dec11] [SRI] A SQUARE 16 Dec 2011
Are SRI strategies (still) able to outperform the market?

Download

[31Oct11] [SRI] SRI investment volume and performance
Two reports estimating the volume of alternative SRI investments and the performance of SRI assets

Download

[05Sep11] [SRI] A SQUARE 05 Sep 2011
Does sustainable and responsible investing harm portfolio performance?

Download

[23Dec10] [SRI] A SQUARE 23 Dec 2010
SRI market update

Download

[01Nov10] [SRI] A SQUARE 01 Nov 2010
Changing definitions and opportunities in 'green investment'

Download

[26Jul10] [SRI] A SQUARE 26 Jul 2010
SRI fund selection

Download

[12Feb10] [SRI] A SQUARE: The impact of environmental, social and governance factors on performance
An overview of recent research on the impact of ESG factors on performance

Download

[28Oct08] [SRI] Part II: a case study on embracing & successfully integrating responsible investing in the asset allocation process
Policy-wise: The main challenge lies in identifying external hedge fund managers with any form of SRI standards.

Download

[21Oct08] [SRI] Principles for Responsible Investment
We would welcome hedge funds into the PRI community. There are many reasons to participate: growth of the responsible investment market, funds’ own philosophies of responsible investment, demonstrating leadership to clients, and contributing to systemic i

Download

[29Sep08] [SRI] Socially Responsible Approach to Gambling
“Residual value games” are an enlightened form of gambling, in the sense that they preserve the fun and hope part of gambling, but through a kind of built-in forced savings/mechanism. They replace the impoverishing effect with a wealth-building effect.

Download

[12Mar08] [SRI] A sustainable alternatives fund of funds
SRI criteria consistently applied on all managers and strategies

Download

[23Jan07] [Green / SRI] Green Invest

Download
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Investing - Scientist turned hedge fund founder cuts profitable Aussie short, Pelargos joins hedge funds’ bet on turnaround at Honda, Managers set to cash in on infrastructure debt upswing[more]

    Scientist turned hedge fund founder cuts profitable Aussie short From Bloomberg.com: AE Capital, a hedge fund run by a former atmospheric scientist, trimmed bets against the Australian dollar as it gauges shifts in the world’s two biggest economies. The Australian, Canadian and New Zeala

  2. He's lost £200m in a year - so has Britain's star hedge fund boss Crispin Odey lost his golden touch?[more]

    From Thisismoney.co.uk: ...Odey’s laid-back attitude gave no indication of the turmoil his flagship fund had put investors through. It had tumbled 20 per cent in May – a terrible performance given most of his rivals were in positive territory for the year. Odey’s fund had got into trouble after taki

  3. Comment - If you’re such a great investor, where’s your alpha?[more]

    From Mineweb.com: … They are few and far between. You likely know their names. There is a short list of those who have 1) outperformed; 2) over long periods of time, and; 3) manage substantial sums of money. It’s impressive if you are on that list, but discouraging if you seek to invest institutiona

  4. European fund managers 'dressing up’ track record to gloss on performance[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: A new study by global analytics firm Cerulli Associates has found that the problem of 'dressing up' track records by fund managers is getting worse. In its latest issue of The Cerulli Edge - Europe Edition,

  5. Why the equity short bias hedge fund underperformed in April[more]

    From Marketrealist.com: The Barclay Equity Short Bias Hedge Fund returned -0.83% in April 2016. However, on a year-to-date basis, the fund provided a return of 3.4% through April 30, 2016. The equity short bias strategy works best when the Market is in a downturn. From January 2016 to mid-Febr