ESG Investing Risks: Tailing Dams, Mining & Brumadinho Aug16

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Environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) has become a major focus for investors in the mining space as a result of three major tailings dam failures. There has been a huge push, including from investors, to make a step change in the governance of mine tailings dams. A large impetus behind these efforts is coming from ESG minded European pension funds such as the Church of England and the Swedish National Pension Fund

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Investing Responsibly? Don’t Sit Back Apr29

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We’ve already seen how identifying companies that are improving on the dimension of responsibility—before these behavioral changes have been “priced in” to their stocks by the market—can lead to opportunities. But that’s not the only reason for an active, hands-on approach. Fundamental research can enhance responsible portfolios in other ways, too

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