ESG proponents on the hunt for a common framework

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By Paola Aurisicchio
24 Feb 2020

A lack of data and a broad range of frameworks for identifying environmental, social, and governance (ESG) assets are significant hurdles standing in the way of ESG becoming a more robust asset class unto itself, said speakers at SFVegas 2020 on Sunday, urging advocates to harmonize their definitions and strategies for investing.

ESG policies still lack uniformity despite becoming a priority for many in the market, agreed speakers on two panels on day one of SFVegas. The amount of data that is available is increasing, and investor appetite is a driving force behind a more standardized set of criteria. The ...

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