UK equity funds outperforming in ESG scores

97.7% were classed as ‘ESG leaders'

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UK equity funds outperforming in ESG scores

UK equity funds outperforming in ESG scores

UK equity funds outperform their peers in the industry on ESG scores due to strong governance results, research from FE fundinfo has revealed.

The 2021 FE fundinfo ESG Market Review, which was published today, found that the average UK equity fund had a score of 8.60 based on MSCI's ratings process, about two points higher than those with a global...

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