In The News - Kroll Talks About ESG to S&P Global

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Leveraging our media contacts, Eight Public Relations secured a quote for a client in this story entitled, 'The 'S' in ESG here to stay after pandemic-induced surge in social bond sales' by S&P Global Market Intelligence about ESG with Kroll.

ESG stands for Environmental, Social, and Governance and the CFA Institute says, 'Investors are increasingly applying these non-financial factors as part of their analysis process to identify material risks and growth opportunities'. 

Although ESG has a long history, the Asia Pacific has seen a surge of interest in recent years. This has been driven by a range of forces, including an awareness of the impact of environmental catastrophes, the rise of social media, and the globalization of business.In Europe and other regions, ESG requirements are finding their way into tender documents,  with an increasing number of companies committing to reporting on their ESG performance.In the Asia Pacific, regulators are starting to pay attention to ESG risk with various governments introducing guidelines, and some mandating reporting. Environmental risk scores are being used more frequently in financial services, and companies are working to address climate change impacts. In the Asia Pacific, there is growing interest from investors in applying ESG principles to their investments. This has been driven by several factors, including the rise of sustainable investing funds and investment vehicles such as ESG index products. Interest by the media in environmental, social, and governances issues have been on the rise in recent years. This is evident in the increasing coverage of ESG-related topics by the media, both traditional and new. Tapping into this trend, Eight Public Relations developed an opportunity with S&P Global and arranged for quotes to be given by Kroll, the world's premier provider of services and digital products related to valuation, governance, risk and transparency. Check out other coverage we have secured for Kroll in this blog post. 

 

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