Mastering the art of ESG data

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Mastering the art of ESG data

How do we quantify the effect of environmental, social, governance on the asset management industry?

Executive Summary

The assimilation of ESG (environmental, social, governance) into institutional investment processes has transformed the industry and reshaped buy-side behavior. In its last report, the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA) said global assets under management (AuM) incorporating ESG had risen 25 percent since 2014, accounting for approximately US$22.9 trillion, which is equivalent to 26 percent of all assets controlled worldwide. Few expect this momentum to be lost as more investors demand asset managers integrate ESG into their mandates. For many institutions, ESG is now firmly seen as a key fiduciary responsibility.

Performance magazine issue 29, May 2019

Performance is a triannual digest, dedicated to investment management professionals, which brings you the latest articles, news and market developments from Deloitte’s professionals and clients.

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