Oct 20, 2022
Questions to consider when choosing a client’s ESG approach
As different ESG approaches continue to proliferate, we examine questions for financial advisers to consider when evaluating a fund manager’s approach to ESG and a firm’s product offering.
Aug 22, 2022
Reasons to consider exclusionary ESG indexing
Fong Yee Chan, head of ESG strategy, Vanguard Europe, explores the features of the exclusionary indexing approach to ESG investing.
Jul 27, 2022
Do style factors help to explain ESG fund performance?
Jan-Carl Plagge, Global Head of Active-Passive Portfolio Research, Investment Strategy Group, Vanguard Europe, examines whether ESG fund returns are being skewed by unintended exposure to certain investment styles.
Jun 14, 2022
Explaining ESG equity index fund performance
Jan-Carl Plagge, Global Head of Active-Passive Portfolio Research, Investment Strategy Group, Vanguard Europe, explores the part that differences in industry allocations between ESG funds and the broader equity market play in explaining ESG fund performance.
May 19, 2022
Our approach to climate risk
Climate change is a complex risk that presents physical, societal and economic challenges to countries around the world. In this second of two Q&As, John Galloway, global head of Vanguard Investment Stewardship, discusses Vanguard’s views on climate change and the role that effective stewardship can play throughout the energy transition to encourage companies to mitigate the financial threat to long-term investors.
Apr 27, 2022
How Vanguard engages with companies on behalf of investors
Our investment stewardship activities are focused on addressing material risks, including environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks, at the companies held by our equity index funds. These risks, if not recognised and managed, can undermine long-term value for investors.