Corporate Responsibility, Responsible & Ethical Investment

Is there financial value in ESG?

Deloitte have published a new report “Finding the Value in Environmental, Social, and Governance Performance” which reviews evidence suggesting that environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues can result in positive benefits and better position a business to mitigate any downside risks from an ESG shock.  

By no means a  definitive answer to the perennial challenge of demonstrating value from ESG commitments  – or the conundrum that there are always companies that thrive in the face of adverse publicity – but even so a good example of the continuing mainstreaming of ESG