What Really Constitutes “ESG”

Nov 2020

 ESG investing has become so popular that many companies are producing their own reports of their contribution to ESG themes. To the surprise of absolutely no one, these reports all conclude that the company issuing its report is among the leaders in pursuing ESG goals. So which companies are really ESG exemplars? That’s a good question, because the economic world is very complex, with counterintuitive conclusions not uncommon.