ESG ‘too important to be ignored’
When it comes to decisions about investments, ESG criteria are too important to be ignored. risklab, AllianzGI's specialist investment and risk advisor, showed in a report that environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk optimised investment strategies can improve portfolio efficiency importantly. Therefore, as an important risk factor, ESG should be part of the investment research.
ESG risk factors are also important for core asset classes such as developed market equity.