Introducing environmental, social and governance criteria into an investor's stock selection process has no negative impact and is more likely to lead to outperformance over the longer term, research suggests.
A study by RCM, a company of Allianz Global Investors, tested the impact of ESG issues on portfolio performance over the period 2006 to 2010. The evidence found investors could have added 1.6% a year over...
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NEST has signed up to the government-backed Star Initiative, taking all of its 8 million members' pension pots with it.
It is perhaps inherently difficult to find an agreed definition of value for money, but some methodologies could act as a stopgap, argues Jonathan Stapleton.