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ESG

(1) (Electronic Service Guide) See EPG.

(2) (Earth System Grid) A website portal for climate research. Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, data are provided by the U.S. National Laboratories (Argonne, Livermore, Oak Ridge, etc.) and other research centers worldwide. For more information, visit www.earthsystemgrid.org.
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Millennials get a lot of attention for driving ESG investing, said Todd Hedtke, chief investment officer for Allianz Investment Management LLC.
Nearly half of Gen Xers and baby boomers say they are interested in having some money in ESG investments, compared with 66% of millennials
It has recognized that incorporating ESG into the company's DNA is already necessary given the increasingly discerning investors worldwide.
The Fund uses R-FactorTM, State Street Global Advisors' new ESG scoring system that draws on multiple data sources and leverages widely accepted and transparent materiality frameworks to generate a unique ESG score for issuers.
"The specific issues resulting in these scores had to do with various privacy concerns, including a lack of transparency as to why Facebook collects and shares certain user information," wrote Reid Steadman, managing director and global head of ESG for S&P Dow Jones Indices, in a recent blog post.
A critical question in evaluating ex post performance is whether the differential returns of allocation strategies that include ESG considerations are attributable to ESG factors, or whether measures of ESG ranking are capturing other firm characteristics that are correlated with ESG scores.
However, consultants and asset managers envision several different catalysts for broader ESG investing in the coming five to 10 years.
News about ESG is readily available through every major business database.
The indices are co-branded as the Bloomberg Barclays MSCI Canada ESG Indices and are currently available on the Bloomberg Terminal.
"And we realized that there's a completely new suite of data out there, especially with ESG integration, that was gaining quality, breadth and depth that was really useful in building a holistic picture of a company on the equity and credit side and informing your judgments.
With an emphasis on independence and credibility, the BDO ESG Awards is organised and hosted by BDO in Hong Kong, co-organised by the South China Morning Post, with the support of BDO International Limited & BDO China, in a concerted effort of the BDO global network to drive development in ESG and ESG reporting.
Sub-advised by QMA, the actively managed PGIM QMA Global Core Equity ESG Fund evaluates the ESG status of every security in the global core equity universe and integrates these insights into the fund, aiming to avoid the worst ESG offenders while maintaining performance expectations.