Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors are playing a greater role in helping asset managers, financial institutions, and other stakeholders evaluate a company. But how and why did ESG become so critical? And how did COVID-19 contribute to the rise of ESG?
In this installment of Expert Talks, presented by Wolters Kluwer Enablon, Jean-Grégoire Manoukian explains how the importance of ESG has been increasing over many decades, and why COVID-19 was an accelerator that further powered the rise of ESG. Some future trends are also identified, especially the role that Artificial Intelligence may play.