Posted By Rachel Alembakis on in Corporate Reporting

High to severe environmental, social or governance (ESG) incidents are associated with a 6% average decline in market capitalisation for affected companies over a short-term period, according to a new report by Sustainalytics.

Martin Vezér, senior associate, thematic research, Sustainalytics

Sustainalytics analysed 13,000 incidents in 2016 and found that incidents are dominated by two categories: quality and safety and business ethics, which together account for 30% of all incidents. Sustainalytics also took a longitudinal approach and also examined 29,000 incidents between 2014 and 2016. 

 

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Rachel Alembakis

Rachel Alembakis

Publisher/Editor at The Sustainability Report
Rachel Alembakis has published The Sustainability Report since 2011. She has more than a decade of experience writing about institutional investments and pension funds for a variety of publications.
Rachel Alembakis

Rachel Alembakis has published The Sustainability Report since 2011. She has more than a decade of experience writing about institutional investments and pension funds for a variety of publications.

Rachel Alembakis

Rachel Alembakis

Publisher/Editor at The Sustainability Report
Rachel Alembakis has published The Sustainability Report since 2011. She has more than a decade of experience writing about institutional investments and pension funds for a variety of publications.
Rachel Alembakis

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