(New York, 29 October 2007) - Pressures will intensify in the coming
years for the proper consideration of environmental, social and governance
issues ("ESG") in investment decisions related to emerging markets, according to
a study released today.
Published by the UN Global Compact, the Swiss Government, and the International Finance Corporation, "Who Cares Wins: New Frontiers in Emerging Markets Investment" presents the views and perspectives of more than 70 investment professionals who gathered on 5 July in Geneva for the third annual Who Cares Wins conference.
Among the key findings:
"Our hope is that the many insights contained in this report, combined with
other learnings from the Who Cares Wins initiative, will lead to a better
consideration of ESG issues and therefore to stronger and more resilient capital
and investment markets", said Gavin Power, Head of Financial Markets, UN Global
To access New Frontiers in Emerging Markets Investment, please click here.
Head of Financial Markets