Nov 16, 2023
Is there a link between ESG ratings and investment returns?
Many investment products consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings, either at the initial construction phase or as part of the ongoing management process. But what are the investment implications of using ESG ratings?
Sep 17, 2023
What's the impact of ESG funds on a portfolio?
Andreas Zingg, Head of Multi-Asset Solutions, Vanguard Europe, explains why the risk and return characteristics are different for ESG building blocks – and how advisers can take this into account when constructing portfolios for clients with ESG preferences.
Feb 6, 2023
How diversified is your ESG index fund?
Joao Saraiva, Senior Investment Analyst, Investment and Product Analytics, Vanguard Europe, examines how the diversification properties offered by ESG index funds can vary widely.
Jul 5, 2022
SustainableLife: A balanced approach to active ESG investing
With markets seeing a recent shift into value, what does this mean for investors aiming to achieve sustainable returns while expressing certain ESG preferences?
Jun 14, 2022
Explaining ESG equity index fund performance
Jan-Carl Plagge, Global Head of Active-Passive Portfolio Research, Investment Strategy Group, Vanguard Europe, explores the part that differences in industry allocations between ESG funds and the broader equity market play in explaining ESG fund performance.
May 19, 2022
Our approach to climate risk
Climate change is a complex risk that presents physical, societal and economic challenges to countries around the world. In this second of two Q&As, John Galloway, global head of Vanguard Investment Stewardship, discusses Vanguard’s views on climate change and the role that effective stewardship can play throughout the energy transition to encourage companies to mitigate the financial threat to long-term investors.