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The problem with ESG standardisation

By Marie Freier

Global reporting frameworks are useful as long as they do not end up squeezing legitimately disparate investment strategies into a square box marked ‘ESG’

Standardisation of environmental, social and governance (ESG) data is surely a good thing — in theory. By seeking to establish globally accepted reporting frameworks for ESG information, we encourage companies to measure and disclose and therefore focus on such matters.

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