- The Alpha and Beta of ESG investing
The Alpha and Beta of ESG investing
Tuesday 15 January 2019
Research / Market
Amundi’s new research on the impact of ESG investing on equity asset pricing finds that when an alpha strategy is massively implemented, it becomes a beta strategy.
In Europe, the massive mobilization of institutional investors regarding ESG investing has impacted demand mechanisms, with a subsequent effect on prices, thereby also triggering a performance premium.
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