New ESG/Sustainability Knowledge Platform INSIGHTS-edge is designed to help users identify, understand, track the activities of, and effectively engage with the growing universe of market players and influencers focused on ESG and viewing inv
Powerful ESG players now exerting their influence in the marketplace
“In all market areas, powerful market players are influencing access to capital, shaping corporate reputations, shaping equity and other valuations, and deciding financial outcomes,” explained Mr. Boerner. These include ESG research and analytic firms, institutional asset owners, asset managers, investor coalitions, sovereign wealth funds, government pension funds, endowments, foundations, mutual funds, private equity firms, investment pools.
Why INSIGHTS-edge was created: “We’ve created INSIGHTS-edge to help the investment community better understand the scope and sweep of ESG and Sustainability investing in Europe, North America, Asia, the Middle East, the Pacific Basin, and other market centers” Boerner said. “As more mainstream investors move to adopt ESG policies and practices, and adjust their long-term investment strategies, they are joining a global universe of asset owners with hundreds of trillions of dollars in assets under management that are already focused on ESG issues.”
“Corporate leadership will benefit from use of INSIGHTS-edge as executives and managers learn more about the importance of ESG and Sustainability Key Performance Factors to a broadening range of investors that are deciding the availability and cost of capital to corporate issuers. Corporations are hearing from third party research and analytics organizations with extensive requests for information and date. INSIGHTS-edge provides resources to help IR, ESH, corporate secretaries, and other managers respond more effectively to these requests on a timely basis.”
The URL for the new resource is http://www.gai-insightsedge.com . Demonstrations are available by request.
The Governance & Accountability Institute is a research, monitoring, publishing and advisory services organization with expertise in ESG (corporate environmental, social and corporate governance Key Performance Indicators) and Sustainability issues.
Company Web site: http://www.ga-institute.com
Public news and commentary: http://www.accountability-central.com
Note: “INSIGHTS-edge” and “Accountability Central” are Service Marks (SM) of Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.