MSCI: How does ESG impact the performance of companies?

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    MSCI has published new research highlighting how environmental, social and governance (ESG) characteristics affect corporations’ valuations and risk profiles.

    Its report, Foundations of ESG Investing, focused on understanding how ESG characteristics have a financial impact on investments through three “transmission channels”: cashflow, idiosyncratic risk and valuation.

    https://www.investmentweek.co.uk/investment-week/report/3024351/msci-esg-has-a-lower-intensity-but-longer-timespan-compared-to-common-factors