August, 2015 – InvestorLiterature.com Review
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
This is a Review of the topic Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG). Recent changes by the Province of Ontario have required ESG be included in all Ontario Plan SIPPs. Plan sponsors are not required to include ESG factors in their investment strategy, but they must state in the SIPP whether or not ESG factors are considered in investment decisions, and if so, how. We have include a very good discussion on ESG by Debora Ng of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, plus we discuss a recent article on how ESG following has grown significantly.