More and more investors are disregarding the saying “good guys finish last” and flocking to the shares of companies with strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies. According to financial journalist Ryan Derousseau, evidence suggests that, in the long run, “good guy” businesses outperform those companies that strictly focus on short-term results. While never offering investment advice, getAbstract nonetheless recommends this informative article to investors and others assessing the stock performance of ESG-minded corporations.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why investing with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria in mind is increasing in popularity and
- How analytical tools can aid investors in assessing ESG practices at companies.
About the Author
Ryan Derousseau is a financial journalist who has contributed to Money, Fortune, CNBC and other business media outlets.