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LGT's Annual ESG Report: Manager ESG Adoption Continues To Improve

LGT Capital Partners sixth annual ESG report finds that the adoption of ESG considerations by alternative investment fund managers continues to improve. The $55bn investor assessed 294 managers from across the globe, grading them on how successfully they have integrated ESG considerations into their investment process. LGT's analysis is based upon 4 different criteria: 1) Commitment to ESG through the development of specific policies or adherence to broader industry standards (such as UN PRI); 2) The extent to which ESG is formally integrated into investment processes; 3) Ownership philosophy and the extent to which managers are active in defining the ESG practices of investee...