Collaboration and engagement: how to balance impact and financial returns

The rewards are numerous

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Victoria Leggett of Union Bancaire Privée

Victoria Leggett of Union Bancaire Privée

Responsible investment, which began as a niche some years ago, is now central to the strategy of an increasing number of investors and corporate leaders.

Impact investing in particular is becoming as an asset class of its own and is beginning to filter into the mainstream of discussions surrounding responsible investment and ESG. Key differentiators delineate how impact works. Unlike leading large-cap companies whose focus on environmental footprint improvement often accords them high ESG scores, impactful companies are not necessarily ESG champions. Widening knowledge gap thwarting take-up of impact investing funds Successful impact investment typically starts with the identification of a powerful solution and ESG plays an impor...

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