ESG screening boosts stock market performance, research finds

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ESG screening was found to be 'crucial' in terms of portfolio returns
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ESG screening was found to be 'crucial' in terms of portfolio returns

Assessing companies using environmental social governance criteria can positively impact investment returns, asset manager Amundi finds

Screening companies and investments using environmental social governance (ESG) criteria can positively impact investment returns and stock market performance, an analysis released today by one of Europe's...

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