Is ESG Performance Sustainable?

Is ESG Performance Sustainable?

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategies are having their moment of well-deserved glory. Once viewed as a niche investment approach that required concessionary returns, ESG has shown believers and non-believers alike that its integration in the...
Positive screening: finding opportunity in disruption

Positive screening: finding opportunity in disruption

We often focus on the value of our investment philosophy when it comes to managing risk.  Focusing on sound fundamentals and incorporating Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data into our process allows us to better gauge liabilities for the investments we...
ESG, de-risking, and staying out of market tailspins

ESG, de-risking, and staying out of market tailspins

There has been a renewed focus on the intersection of investing and corporate citizenship, as businesses and investors see the how Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) themes rise to the fore in times of crisis. While it is true that COVID-19 and the Black...
Shareholder engagement in the COVID-19 environment

Shareholder engagement in the COVID-19 environment

The events of 2020 have triggered a sea change in the way companies view their employees and the communities they serve. Such perspective is not new to us: since the inception of Reynders, McVeigh, we have voiced the importance of what is now called stakeholder...