ESG – Environmental, Social & Governance

Although the incorporation of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into financial research has been gaining momentum for some time now, Covid-19 is expected to accelerate the pace. ESG funds have outperformed many of their mainstream peers during the market downturn although the lack of standardisation, uniform definitions and quality data will continue to pose challenges. Best Execution will keep you up to date on the evolution of this market segment.