Responsible investment is a critical step in the move towards sustainable economies. But are asset owners and managers really integrating ESG principles into their practices?
Reading the transparency reports submitted by signatories to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), it becomes clear that asset managers take widely different approaches in the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.
Unfortunately, little seems to have materialised. Some research implies that asset managers are probably not integrating ESG the way that they should.
Stating this with certainty is tricky, since we really do not know enough about the wa
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