News

November 2016

Active Management Key to ESG Success

FundFire

Chris Varco, senior investment director in London focused on emerging segments and mission-related investing, explains why institutions interested in environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing “need to consider active management for U.S. public equities because exposure to ESG factors through an index does not appear to add value in this space,” based on a study from Cambridge Associates. As ESG evolves more data will become available across markets and high quality manager selection will continue to be critical for investors to understand the nuances and opportunities in ESG investing, particularly in emerging markets. Read the full story here.