Global Perspectives On Responsible Investing Jun14

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Investor interest in Responsible Investing is on the upswing, but investors continue to cite ongoing frustrations with definitions, data and materiality as lingering barriers to RI adoption. In addition, a number of the institutional investors with whom we speak remain unaware of how their peers are implementing RI initiatives, which also contributes to any discomfort around adoption of Responsible Investment measures

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Sustainable Finance Report: Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) May4

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ESG integration is well underway in equities, but it is in early innings for credit investors. But the trend is clear: credit investors and ratings agencies will increasingly embrace ESG factors in assessing the creditworthiness of fixed income investments. In May 2016, 120 investors representing US$19 trillion of assets signed the ESG Credit Ratings Statement launched by the UN PRI

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