Why should you invest in women? Because it’s 2019. Because it’s the right thing to do. Because you want a better world for your daughter. And not least because there is a strong business case for investing in women.
The evidence that sustainability, or ESG, has financial relevance continues to grow. As we look for reasons why sustainability seems to be associated with good performance, risk has emerged from the literature as one of the main contributors.
Volatility has returned, and we expect it to have continuing significance as we look out at 2019. In this environment, long-term investors who comprehensively assess risk, ESG factors and valuation have the potential to identify attractive opportunities at the asset class and security level.