ESG ratings are a way to assess a company’s performance and impact in the areas of environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG stands for Environmental, Social, and Governance, and these three dimensions are used to evaluate a company’s sustainability and ethical practices. ESG ratings assess these factors by analyzing a range of data sources, including […]
Impact Capital Partners today announced its decision to sign on to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), committing to provide, promote and improve services that support the implementation of the PRI principles.
When it comes to choosing values-based investments, it’s important that investors understand the differences between SRI, ESG and Impact Investing. Impact Investing is among the newest terms, coined by the Rockefeller Foundation in 2007. It is used to describe investments that generate a measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact alongside a financial return. However, this form of investing is often confused with Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) or ESG. To understand the differences, let’s take a step back and look at the evolution of these concepts.