The peculiarities of ESG investing in China
Monday, May 15, 2017
Investors looking to integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) into emerging market investments face a trade-off between principles and maintaining desired exposure to each market. The dilemma is particularly pronounced for passive investors who use the few exchange-traded funds (ETFs) available on the market. In a recent report, Morningstar analyzed the relative weightings of emerging market countries in MSCI’s ESG-themed indices the ETFs use.