The Utility of ESG Scores in the Investment Process

May 19, 2021 00:22:48
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The Utility of ESG Scores in the Investment Process
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ESG analyst Rachel Segal and Portfolio Manager Rakesh Bordia examine the relationship between ESG scores and investment performance, and observe that there is a significantly stronger relationship between investment performance and a company’s potential for ESG improvement, as compared to the company’s ESG score.

Recording Date: May 14, 2021

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This recording is for institutional investors, and in the UK for professional investors and eligible counterparties only. Any views and statements expressed in this recording are those of Pzena Investment Management, are based on internal research, and are subject to change. It does not constitute investment advice. Your capital is at risk and past performance is not an indicator of future performance.  These materials are intended solely for informational purposes. The views expressed reflect the current views of Pzena Investment Management (“PIM”) as of the date hereof and are subject to change. PIM is a registered investment adviser registered with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Neither the speaker nor PIM undertake to advise you of any changes in the views expressed herein. There is no guarantee that any projection, forecast, or opinion in this material will be realized.  Past performance is not indicative of future results.  All investments involve risk, including risk of total loss.

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