• ESG factors increasingly important for active managers

    17 September 2019

    Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are increasingly influencing the investment decisions of active managers, as the opportunity to generate superior risk-adjusted returns becomes more important, according to a survey by Russell Investments.

  • Russell Investments unveils methodology for 'material ESG' scoring

    07 March 2018

    Russell Investments has developed an environmental, social and governance (ESG) scoring system focused on materiality, which claims it is a better predictor of stock return than "traditional" ESG scores.

  • Rating agencies are 'not adequately taking ESG into account'

    06 February 2014

    Credit rating agencies are currently failing to adequately take account of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, a conference heard, with some market participants rating their performance as just three out of 10.