Morningstar Updates Sustainability Ratings

Changes to Sustainability Ratings mean that companies in higher-risk industries such as oil and arms manufacturing, and the funds that invest in them, will receive a lower score

Gabriel Presler 15 July, 2019 | 11:35AM

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Morningstar is changing its Sustainability Ratings from October 31 so that investors can assess a fund or company's ESG risks more accurately.

The goal is to provide investors with a greater understanding of how the companies in their portfolios are managing their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) impact compared to their peers. This rating change will allow investors to directly compare companies across industries.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
LF Lindsell Train UK Equity D Acc184.55 GBP0.95
Stewart Investors Wldwd Sustbl B Acc EUR  

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