During the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies with a strong ESG track record tended to fare better than those that did not incorporate ESG standards into their operations.
|Looks predominantly at the company’s operations; provides a framework for evaluating the company.
|Pays more attention to the products and services the company offers.
|Usually involves publicly traded assets.
|Usually involves private funds.
|The addition of ESG factors is used to improve traditional financial analysis.
|The investments need to have a direct, measurable social and/or environmental positive effect.
deVere Group CEO and founder, Nigel Green, regards this as a critical stride in our journey towards a net-zero economy.