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Best ESG Paper 2017

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  • 10 Dec 2017
  • Updated 08 Jun 2018

Savvy Awards 2017 Fixed Income

WINNER: UN Principles for Responsible Investment

Shifting Perceptions: ESG, Credit Risk and Ratings
This report by the UN Principles for Responsible Investment unit considers the goals and expectations of investors and credit risk analysts in their utilisation of ESG factors in the field of credit risk analysis.  


Research reveals why "sin stocks" outperform by Robeco
Robeco investigates the historical outperformance of sin stocks versus their respective indices and the dilemma that investment managers face when chasing alpha from vices despite potentially incurring reputational risk by doing so.

Sustainable Finance Report by Deutsche Asset Management
Deutsche Asset Management examines in this paper how activity in sustainable investing is building momentum. They also look into related aspects of asset owner demands, regulatory requirements, fiduciary duty, and climate change.

Up in the air on carbon: How investors can leverage carbon data by UBS Asset Management
UBS argues that the best approach to building a carbon-aware portfolio will consider carbon emissions in conjunction with other data sources, such as assessments of mitigation activities and progress towards the Paris Agreement's framework.

ESG Investing and Portfolio Integration by William Blair
Interest in ESG factors has advanced at a rapid pace among retail and institutional investors globally. This paper explores ESG themes and the challenges in reconciling non-financial factors with traditional fundamental company analysis.

Responsible investing and active ownership by Invesco
Whether referred to as responsible investing or sustainable investing, the incorporation of ESG issues into investment analysis has grown in importance and developed in its implementation in recent years. 

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