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ESG Materiality Newsletter, Q1 2022

In this edition of our ESG Materiality Newsletter, we provide an overview of our engagement activities, as well as case studies demonstrating the progress we have made with portfolio companies. We also delve into an environmental, social and governance (ESG) theme, and its implications for the Emerging Markets asset class.

In this latest edition of our ESG Materiality newsletter, Olivia Lankester, Director of Responsible Investing & Sustainability, Global Emerging Markets, considers the latest EM response to the net zero imperative. Which countries have gone furthest fastest and which have more to do?

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