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Global Emerging Markets: ESG Materiality, Q3 2019

Welcome to the Hermes Global Emerging Markets’ ESG Materiality commentary – a quarterly publication that demonstrates our engagement activity with portfolio companies and showcases holdings that are creating positive impact aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition, we explore an environmental, social and governance theme and its implications for the asset class.

Our Q3 2019 edition covers a range of topics, including: 

  • Engaging with ICICI Bank on environmental and governance issues
  • PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia: promoting inclusive and sustainable economic growth
  • How are we positioned to benefit from the shift to renewable energy?

More Insights

Launching new carbon-disclosure standards for UK finance
We played a key role in launching the UK coalition of the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials this week.
The Meeting Room Webcast: Impact Opportunities, September 2020
Listen to the latest Federated Hermes Meeting Room: Virtual Portfolio Briefing on Impact Opportunities.
Japanese employment: engaging for greater equality
Women have long been underrepresented in the Japanese labour force.
Sharpe Thinking
As markets emerge from a heady summer, volatility has started to rear its head again
Weekly Credit Insight
Treasuries have stayed in a narrow range as equities and credit have rallied
Weekly credit insight: volatility starts to normalise
Volatility in investment-grade credit has returned to the average level seen over the last decade