EM companies engage with ESG but gains marginal

By Phil Thornton
04 Jun 2020

Almost three quarters of emerging market companies have an environmental, social and governance, or sustainability policy in place — although that has not yet translated into guaranteed higher returns, according to research by Bank of America.

Its survey of 80 firms found that while more than 70% had a policy in place, many of those without a policy said that they were considering one.

A majority said they were monitoring and reporting carbon and/or other greenhouse gas emissions. About 90% of respondents said they ...

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