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July 2023

IFRS ISSB - Proposed Sustainability Disclosure Taxonomy

IFRS ISSB - Climate related Disclosures

IFRS ISSB - General requirements for Disclosure of Sustainability-related Financial Information

October 2022

FCA - Sustainable Disclosure Requirements (SDR) and investment labels - Consultation Paper (CP22/20)

January 2022

Harvard Business School - Why is Corporate Virtue in the Eye of
The Beholder? The Case of ESG Ratings

December 2021

Bank for International Settlements (BIS) - Achievements and Challenges in ESG Markets

November 2021

University of Chicago & Yale School of Management- The Risk and Return of Impact Investing Funds

International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) - ESG Ratings and Data Products Providers Review

Swiss Finance Institute - ESG Screening in the Fixed-Income Universe

Journal of Financial Economics - Responsible Investing: The ESG efficient-frontier

EDHEC-Risk Institute - Institutional Investors and Corporate Carbon Footprint

October 2021

World Economic Forum - Financing the Transition to a Net-Zero Future

Society of Actuaries Research Institute - Impact of Climate Change on Investors

August 2021

Fitch Ratings - Evaluating ESG Risks in Sovereign Ratings

Manulife - Valuing Biodiversity: The tools at our disposal

May 2021

The World Bank - Demystifying Sovereign ESG

University of Venice - Sovereign Rating Methodologies, ESG and Climate Change Risk

European Corporate Governance Institute - Does Socially Responsible Investing change firm behaviour?

DWS - Rise of the social pillar of ESG

April 2021

Southern California Law Review - Index fund ESG Activism and the new Millennial Corporate Governance

The Review of Financial Studies - Individuals prefer more sustainable investments

March 2021

Hanken School of Economics - Doing well while doing good - sounds too good?

Asian Development Bank - Impact Measurement and Management in Sustainable Finance 

Asian Development Bank - Sustainable Finance: A Primer and Recent Developments

Business Strategy & the Environment (BSE) - Corporate ESG Reporting Quality, Quantity & Performance

February 2021

Robeco - Stunning Statistics of Sustainable Investing

October 2020

Cleary Gottlieb - A Global Overview of ESG Regulatory Developments

Good with money, 3D Investing and Square Mile - The Good Investment Review

Nextwealth - ESG tracking study

LSE, Grantham Research Institute, Green Finance Institute and Impact Investing Institute - The Green+ Gilt

September 2020

US SIF - Investing to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals

FTSE Russell - Sizing the green economy: Green Revenues and the EU taxonomy

University of Turin - Corporate controversies and company's finance performance: Exploring the moderating role of ESG practices

August 2020

AQR Capital Management - Responsible Investing: The ESG-Efficient Frontier

July 2020

Morningstar - European sustainable fund flows

June 2020

Lund University - Impact Investing in the residential Real Estate sector

May 2020

MIT - Aggregate Confusion: The Divergence of ESG Ratings

April 2020

Multiple research authors - Responsible institutional investing around the world 

February 2020

McKinsey & Company - The ESG Premium

January 2020

University of Bergamo - Socially Responsible Investing

December 2019

Schroders - Regulatory landscape for asset managers in the European Union: segment on ESG

Universiteit Leiden - Doing well through doing good: Is the Ethical Investment movement truly ethical?

April 2019

MSCI - Weighing the evidence: ESG and equity returns

February 2019 

Sustainability of Organisations and CSR Management Research Group (IUDESP) - Rating the Raters: Evaluating how ESG rating agencies integrate sustainability principles

January 2019

Global Sustainable Investment Alliance - GSI Review 2018

March 2018

Journal of Investment Management - Establishing ESG as risk premia

May 2017

Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment - The risk-adjusted return potential of integrating ESG strategies into emerging market equties

November 2015

Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment - ESG and financial performance aggregated