ISS Discusses ESGF Rating as a Measure of Investing Quality

Investors routinely consider both the ESG quality (i.e., the quality of a company’s management approach to environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities) and the Financial quality (i.e., a company’s risk-adjusted profitability) of a firm in their day-to-day investment due diligence. Up until now the two have been looked at somewhat in isolation, however. Marrying the financial ‘F’ pillar with ESG performance can help create a more holistic approach to investing. This is exactly the use case for the new ISS ESGF solution.

The good management of long-term ESG risks may aid in the reduction of financial risks

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