ESG: From Heterogeneity to Risk Factor

Part I: Data heterogeneity

Published on May 24th 2022Market and research
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Flageollet

Alexis Flageollet, PhD

Financial Engineer

Juan-Sebastian Caicedo,

Juan Sebastian Caicedo, CFA

Equity Portfolio Manager

Written in March 2022

      

For the past three years, Seeyond has been committed to gradually integrating extra-financial criteria into its management philosophy, which consists of a risk-based and diversification approach to financial markets. With this first research paper on ESG, presented in three parts, Seeyond addresses several central issues in the integration of ESG criteria in an equity management...

In the first part of this three-part research paper, Alexis Flageolet, Financial Engineer, and Juan Sebastian Caicedo, equity portfolio manager, raise the question of the heterogeneity of ESG data and the problems of relevance it may raise in the context of equity portfolio management.

      

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