"A survey of institutional investors, coordinated by Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) and SimpleLogic revealed a disconnect, between the ESG information public companies are disclosing in their corporate social responsibility reports, 10-K, proxy and other public disclosure documents and what investors are seeking as ’decision-useful’ in assessing risk, as well as the value of the company’s sustainability strategy."
[COMMENTARY]This is an old story. Nonetheless, progress is being made as companies realize the potential positive impact on their stock price by disclosing relevant material and quantifiable corporate information. Companies publishing ESG metrics often enjoy a stock price premium relative to those companies that don’t.
Investors′ Search for ESG Risk & Value, by DFIN, September 10, 2018, Financial Executives International, USA.