Report: Private companies' ESG scores improve countries' macroeconomic growth

Cecilia Keating
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University of Oxford study – which provides 'hard numbers' to policy makers that private sector ESG scores impact countries' macroeconomic performance – adds to the growing debate over whether loans handed out to reboot economies post Covid-19 should come with sustainability conditions attached.

Private sector companies' environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance can improve countries' economic growth, according to landmark research published today that contains major implications...

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