Six projects that drive quality and assurance in environmental, social & governance investing

Author: Jennifer Thompson & Attracta Mooney, Financial Times, Published on: 8 August 2018

...A host of initiatives has been launched to help fund managers navigate the world of ESG and to enable clients to choose investment houses that take a serious view of sustainability.

Such schemes, though, have their critics. Some argue it is easy for fund managers to sign up to ESG-related projects but many simply put their name to an initiative and do no more...

Here are 6 ESG initiatives grabbing fund managers' attention.

1. Principles for Responsible Investment

2. UN Sustainable Development Goals

3. The task force on climate-related financial disclosures

4. The 30% Club

5. The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

6. The Workforce Disclosure Initiative

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