Sage’s Municipal ESG Investment Framework
May 21, 2017 — For those looking to allocate investment dollars into a market sector with an environmental, social or governance focus, there is no better place to start than municipal bonds. After all, municipalities have been issuing social impact bonds for decades to support essential community services, such as public schools, hospitals, affordable housing and infrastructure projects. Over the last five years or so there has been an increase in projects focused on having a greater environmental impact, specifically in mass transit, clean energy, pollution reduction, and resource preservation, to name a few.
ESG Perspectives — June 2017
Climate policy at the federal level is one of the main factors influencing the private sector, but not the only important factor. In recent years, the US corporate . . .
ESG Perspectives — Investing in Clean Energy
When it comes to ESG investing, one of the major questions out there centers around measuring impact. How do you do it? What metrics do you use? How do I, as an investor . . .
ESG Perspectives September 2017
In this addition of ESG Perspectives, we explore the importance of understanding style biases associated with ESG investing, as well as the challenges sustainable...