Socially Responsible Investing

What does ESG stand for?

ESG stands for environmental, social and governance.

 

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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It's important you know

All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest.

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