Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing is designed to identify companies with superior business models - giving portfolio managers added insight into the quality of a company's management, culture and risk profile. - From http://business.nasdaq.com/marketinsite/2017/TradeTalks-Good-ESG-Makes-a-Difference.html
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing is making a powerful impact in the markets and how investors engage with public companies.
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