UBS WM's Jerome Cognet comments on diversity in the 'G' of ESG

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Jerome Cognet, director investment specialist at UBS Wealth Management in France, recently was approached by InvestmentEurope for insight into how diversity should be considered part of governance issues - the 'G' part - addressed by ESG investing. Cognet said that gender diversity is more than just a social issue, in that it also makes business sense. "Insights from the field of social psychology find important benefits of diversity in group decision making processes," he said. "Women in leadership broaden the diversity of skillsets and perspectives, and also influence the overall...

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