ESG effect on Financial Performance

The effect of Environmental, Social and Governance Criteria on Corporate Financial Performance

“From the use of sustainability information in business intelligence to the actual creation of new lines of business, sustainability information isn’t just for CSR professionals. It is for investors to enable greater trust in their investments, customers in their products and services, and citizens in their governments. And the benefits of non-financial information go beyond trust – it can improve corporate financial performance.”

“The study concludes that the orientation toward long-term responsible investing should be important for all kinds of rational investors in order to fulfill their fiduciary duties and may better align investors’ interests with the broader objectives of society.”

Source: Global Reporting Initiative