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ESG drives outperformance as ‘social’ focus begins to see gains

Companies with improving ESG credentials have on average outperformed by 14.4 per cent in emerging markets and 5.2 per cent in developed markets over five years, according to a new MSCI report.

The MSCI research into how valuations are impacted by ESG scores compares the financial performance of companies with strong positive ESG momentum versus companies with negative ESG momentum.

 

City of London Investment Group (LON:CLIG) is an asset management group which specialises in investing in closed-end investment companies. The firm is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and registered as an Investment Adviser with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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