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Amundi: ESG investing 'has influenced equity performance'

Jan 16, 2019 - Investment & Pensions Europe

The ESG investing wave that is sweeping through Europe has started to affect supply and demand, with a subsequent effect on stock prices since 2014, according to research from Amundi.

An Amundi research team studied the performance of 1,700 companies from different regions in the period from January 2010 to December 2017.

It said it focused on more recent years to benefit from higher confidence in the ESG data used. Before the 2008 financial crisis, ESG investing had been "more of a...