Bourse operator Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing defines ESG as matters related to a listed company’s sustainability, its impact on the environment and the wider society within which it operates. Photo: Bloomberg
Bourse operator Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing defines ESG as matters related to a listed company’s sustainability, its impact on the environment and the wider society within which it operates. Photo: Bloomberg

Explainer |
What is ESG and why does it matter for businesses and investors?

  • Europe-domiciled funds accounted for 81 per cent of all assets scored for ESG performance last year
  • Asia excluding Japan reported the launch of 43 sustainable funds last year, up from 27 in 2019

Topic |   ESG investing
Bourse operator Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing defines ESG as matters related to a listed company’s sustainability, its impact on the environment and the wider society within which it operates. Photo: Bloomberg
Bourse operator Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing defines ESG as matters related to a listed company’s sustainability, its impact on the environment and the wider society within which it operates. Photo: Bloomberg
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