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ESG controversies hit stock performance by up to 5% after 6 months, says Clarity AI

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Clarity AI’s research found that ESG-related controversies can be responsible for share price underperformance of between 2 per cent and 5 per cent (Photo: Seemitch/Dreamstime)

New analysis has measured the share price impact of controversial incidents linked to ESG factors. Platform Clarity AI, a sustainability reporting tool, assessed more than 10,000 controversial incidents for more than 1,500 companies between 2018 and 2022. It found that after six months, environmental, social and governance-related controversies can be ...

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