SRI Labels in Europe: what to choose?


Europe has racked up a multitude of labels aimed at certifying and promoting sustainable & responsible investment. Meanwhile, ESG ratings based on a quantitative approach have started being developed. It’s time to figure out just what’s what!

The commitment to meeting environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria has taken off in recent years. Between 2012 and 2014, this growing interest for responsible finance triggered a 61% rise in AuM incorporating ESG criteria to $21,358 billion (at end-2014) according to the Global Sustainable Investment Review. This passion has particularly swept across Europe, which holds nearly two-thirds of the global market in addition to a wide range of Sustainable & Responsible Investment (SRI) labels.

Read the full article by  Isabelle Cabie, Global Head of Sustainable and Responsible Investments at Candriam

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