ESG & Factor Investing: a new stage has been reached

Friday 15 May 2020

ESG, Research / Market

ESG Investing is evolving extremely rapidly, in Europe and abroad. The importance of taking into account environmental, social and governance factors in investment decisions has become more acute with the coronavirus. Past Amundi research has underlined that ESG integration has been a driver of alpha since 2014.

This article explores whether or not ESG can be considered as a new factor, alongside traditional factors (value, momentum, etc.) and the key findings are:

– In Europe, ESG has become a beta strategy and therefore is crucial for diversification in multifactor portfolios...

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