20 Global Companies With The Lowest ESG Risks

Which stocks make it into Sustainalytics' top 1% of companies with the lowest environmental, social and governance risks?

James Gard 11 November, 2020 | 10:13AM

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ESG risks have been at the forefront of investors’ minds this year. Companies as diverse as miner Rio Tinto (RIO) and fashion retailer Boohoo (BOO) have incurred the wrath of shareholders for not meeting environmental, social and governance standards. The coronavirus pandemic has also increased the pressure on companies to show they are doing the right thing by customers and the wider environment they operate in; those that fall short are punished in share price terms and placed under pressure to change by large investors.

In our ESG week we are looking at the companies with the lowest ESG risk as measured by ratings agency Sustainalytics, part of the Morningstar group.

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James Gard  is content editor for Morningstar.co.uk

 

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