Route to better governance

What is important for investment managers to be on top of now and what does best practice look like?

There appears to be a juxtaposition in the perceptions of governance in the investment industry.

Some say the G of ESG is ‘overlooked’, while many groups claim ‘ESG is in their DNA’, referring largely to the fact governance has been a key part of stock selection for decades – who would want to have badly governed organisation in their portfolio after all?

However, more recently, there seems to be an increased focus on governance and all the factors it encompasses when it comes to managing a business: accountability, oversight, reporting and disclosure, remuneration and internal culture.

Click below to look at the areas groups are concentrating on during their transitions to sustainable business models.

Read the full cover feature in ESG Clarity’s September 2022 digital magazine.

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Natalie Kenway

Natalie is global head of ESG insight for ESG Clarity and has been an investment journalist for 16 years. She won Editor of the Year at the Aviva Investors Sustainability Media Awards 2021, and was Winner...