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Why ESG strategy can accelerate ESG agenda

Why ESG strategy can accelerate ESG agenda Odisha is a hive of artistic activity, teeming with terracotta crafts, brass work, sand designs and hands skilled in making lip-smacking rosogollas. An episode in 2005 unleashed the other side of the otherwise affable people of this state.  A South Korean

ESG Ratings for India

ESG RATINGS FOR INDIA What does ESG mean?  Before diving into ESG ratings, let’s understand what is ESG? ESG stands for Environmental, Social & Governance practices that are referred to when measuring the sustainability & the ethical impact of a company or investment on the larger community. A large number of investors, companies & regulatory … ESG Ratings for India

Why ESG investments are here to stay

Why ESG investments are here to stay Year 2017. As many as 97 polluting industries near Bellandur Lake, located in the sleepy terrains of south Bengaluru, receive government orders for closure. Year 2018. The government asks a copper factory in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi city, known for cultivation of pearl fishes, to wind up operations. Residents … Why ESG investments are here to stay Read More

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Why ESG strategy can accelerate ESG agenda

Why ESG strategy can accelerate ESG agenda Odisha is a hive of artistic activity, teeming with terracotta crafts, brass work, sand designs and hands skilled in making lip-smacking rosogollas. An episode in 2005 unleashed the other side of the otherwise affable people of this state.  A South Korean steel-making company

Demand both: Investing responsibly and save the planet

Demand both: Investing responsibly and save the planet It is just bad framing of the notion of trade-off between choosing to save planet and trying to make more money. Just by making smart investment choices we don’t have to choose between the two. It is about identifying companies that are

Why ESG investments are here to stay

Why ESG investments are here to stay

Why ESG investments are here to stay Year 2017. As many as 97 polluting industries near Bellandur Lake, located in the sleepy terrains of south Bengaluru, receive government orders for closure. Year 2018. The government asks a copper factory in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi city, known for cultivation of pearl fishes,

ESG funds: The Future Of Wealth Creation

ESG funds: The Future Of Wealth Creation

ESG Funds: The future of wealth History of ESG funds There are different interpretations of the origin of ethical investments, now popularly called Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) funds. One interpretation puts the origins of ethical investment back to the 19th century when the Quakers in Britain and Ireland refused to invest in arms. Then there’s

“ESG analysis is an extension of the existing security evaluation process” – Ruchit Mehta, SBI Magnum Equity ESG

“ESG analysis is an extension of the existing security evaluation process” – Ruchit Mehta, SBI Magnum Equity ESG Fund Ruchit Mehta, Fund Manager, SBI Magnum Equity ESG Fund speaks to us about the direct repercussions of ESG parameters on the Indian economy, rising appreciation of ESG funds among investors and

ESG Ratings for India

ESG RATINGS FOR INDIA What does ESG mean?  Before diving into ESG ratings, let’s understand what is ESG? ESG stands for Environmental, Social & Governance practices that are referred to when measuring the sustainability & the ethical impact of a company or investment on the larger community. A large number

“ESG brings more transparency for both corporates and investors” – Amit Nigam, Invesco Mutual Fund

“ESG brings more transparency for both corporates and investors” – Amit Nigam, Invesco Mutual Fund Amit Nigam, Fund Manager, Invesco Mutual Fund speaks to us about incorporating ESG aspects to facilitate India’s role as ‘responsible’ growth engine for the world, understanding ESG through the lens of risks and significance of

World is seeking ESG leaders; is India on track?

World is seeking ESG leaders; is India on track? Through the Union Budget the government has shown the intent to accelerate the pace for ESG compliance at varied levels. The scrapping policy for vehicles 15 years or older, emphasis on the solar energy sector, and penal provision on corporates delaying

“ESG encourages investors to look beyond the traditional way of investing” – Sneha Joshi, Quantum Mutual Fund

“ESG encourages investors to look beyond the traditional way of investing” – Sneha Joshi, Quantum Mutual Fund Sneha Joshi, Associate Fund Manager – Alternative Investments, Quantum AMC, speaks to us about the ESG landscape for India. Read on to understand her perspective on the critical parameters, investors’ expectations from ESG

Is India ready for ESG Assessments?

Is India ready for ESG Assessments? With a total asset under management (AUM) of over $40 trillion invested globally using some form of ESG compliance, India has huge upside potential as a major emerging market. The US, the primary origin point of the world’s capital flows, recorded a 44% growth