Global CFA Institute members share their views on how ESG issues influence the investment process.

73% take ESG Issues into account – same as in 2015 – primarily to manage risks.

The biggest factors that limit the ability to use non-financial information include:

·         Lack of appropriate quantitative ESG info 55%

·         Lack of comparability across time 50%

·         Questionable data quality 45%

69% think it is important that ESG disclosures are subject to some level of independent verification.

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