Analyses | Regional and economic development | 2018-01-25 | HKET

ESG investing: Assessing investment risk through corporate social responsibility



Socially responsible investing is seen as a choice of morally-conscious investors. However, some are also striving to establish a disclosure standard related to firms’ performance in environmental, social and governance (ESG) aspects, suggesting these factors affect investment returns. Is ESG an effective way to control investment risk or just another slogan to promote corporate social responsibility?

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.