Socially Responsible Investing

What is the difference between ESG and SR?

Socially Responsible investing strategies can involve assessing and scoring companies based on their ESG impact, however ESG investing is considered a little broader. ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance, and this strategy uses the below criteria to determine whether a company should be included in the fund 👇 

The E- Environmental

The environmental criteria measure a company’s impact on the environment, such as energy efficiency and emissions and waste.  

 The S- Social

The social criteria track various performance measures ranging from a company’s policies and record on human rights, right through to responsible employment practices.

The G- Governance

The governance criteria assess and measure how the company is run; from internal controls to leadership, as well as executive pay and shareholder rights.

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