“Researchers from the NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business and Rockefeller Asset Management looked at 1,141 peer-reviewed papers and 27 meta-reviews — themselves based on roughly 1,400 studies — published between 2015 and 2020…
The meta-study finds a positive link between ESG and financial performance in 58 percent of the corporate studies, with 13 percent showing a neutral impact, 21 percent mixed results and only 8 percent showing a negative relationship. Among investment studies, 59 percent find similar or better performance relative to conventional investment approaches while only 14 percent show negative results.”
[COMMENTARY] More clear research on why companies adopt ESG and why ESG is gradually gaining dominance in the investment industry.
Meta-study underlines ties between ESG and corporate success, by Ben Maiden, February 19, 2021, Corporate Secretary, USA.