Barron’s, June 25: “Someday, it will be hard to imagine a time when investors didn’t study environmental impact, workplace culture, and reputational risk as part of their routine due diligence on companies. Today, those who deliberately apply an environmental, social, and governance, or ESG, lens to investing are in the minority. But their ranks are growing rapidly worldwide as more investors come to realize the danger of separating such issues from business fundamentals. ‘ESG factors aren’t nonfinancial if they’re material,’ says Erika Karp, founder and CEO of Cornerstone Capital…”

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