Research

Performing for the Future

Performance characteristics are a key driver of interest in ESG for many investors. Find out more about their motivations and challenges in our latest survey of global institutional investors.

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ESG Research

ESG Research

Deputy Global Chief Investment Officer Lori Heinel highlights the key findings of our global institutional investor survey, Performing for the Future.

ESG Capabilities Brochure

Ambition to Action

From an extensive asset stewardship program to sophisticated screening and integration strategies, we’re helping clients harness the potential of ESG investing and transform their ESG ambitions into action.

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Understanding & Comparing ESG Terminology

ESG Investing

Understanding & Comparing ESG Terminology

A practical framework for identifying the ESG strategy that is right for you.

Addressing the Financial Risks of Climate Change

ESG Investing

Addressing the Financial Risks of Climate Change

Practical steps for building a more resilient portfolio.

Fearless Girl

Asset Stewardship

Fearless Girl

SSGA takes action to celebrate the power of women in leadership and to urge greater gender diversity on corporate boards.

Total Societal Impact

Ron O’Hanley reflects on the materiality of ESG in the forward to a new report issued by Boston Consulting Group.

Boards Lag on Climate Risk

Planning for climate risk needs to start at the top—with company boards. But planning is often lacking, even in sectors where risk is most pronounced.

Next Generation ESG for Better Alpha

SSGA’s quants describe the more tailored approach they are taking to ESG metrics for specific sectors in order to create uncorrelated alpha signals for their active equity strategies.

Aligning Factor and ESG Views

Aligning investment portfolios with views on ESG issues without compromising effectiveness of factor exposures.

Why ESG Really Matters

ESG captures information that’s not readily available on the balance sheet or income statement, providing investors with a more complete picture.

Asset Stewardship

We actively engage with companies on a range of important governance and sustainability issues to ensure our portfolios are appropriately focused on long-term value creation.

Incorporate ESG into your investment toolkit.

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