Mollie Thornton: The ESG data challenge

'What gets measured, gets managed'

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"This lack of consistency is understandably resulting in a lack of trust in ESG rating providers." - Mollie Thornton
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"This lack of consistency is understandably resulting in a lack of trust in ESG rating providers." - Mollie Thornton

Sometimes it is hard for ESG investors to see the sustainable wood from the trees, writes Mollie Thornton. But disclosure and data standards are moving in the right direction...

With the growing focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, the truth behind the term "what gets measured, gets managed" has perhaps never been clearer. Companies are increasing...

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