World Bank: Asset managers and owners must collaborate on ESG

Working together on enhanced ESG disclosure and reporting will bolster data quality and availability, and influence market participants through greater corporate engagement

There is value in asset owners engaging more consistently with external asset managers to promote comprehensive and regular reporting on ESG issues within their managers’ portfolios, writes Anshula Kant, managing director and chief financial officer at the World Bank Group in ESG Clarity‘s November magazine issue.

Similarly, she says, asset managers should proactively enhance and expand their own reporting and disclosure to asset owners on ESG issues across their portfolios, not just those labelled as ESG strategies.

To read the full column, please view the ESG Clarity November issue of the digital magazine.

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Natasha Turner

Natasha is global deputy editor at ESG Clarity, part of the Bonhill Group, and has been a financial journalist for six years. She has been shortlisted for Story of the Year and Investment Journalist of...