North America trailing behind Europe on ESG engagement

Pedro Gonçalves
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A survey by Edinburgh-based investment giant Aberdeen Standard Investments has found that ESG engagement by European firms is "strong" while their North American counterparts are "lagging behind". The survey was sent to 176 General Partner (GP) across Europe (60), North America (82) and Asia (34) with an overall response rate of 52% which is in line with last year. 70% of European GPs responded to the survey. Respondents of the survey were given an overall ESG rating according to their responses. ESG remains an important consideration for GPs in Europe, with a consistent number of res...

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