Five building blocks for impact management – Franklin Templeton Investments
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are being recognised in fixed income investing as value-added indicators of potential economic performance.
In this edition of Global Macro Shifts, Templeton Global Macro outlines how it integrates ESG factors into its research process. The team has developed a proprietary ESG scoring system called the Templeton Global Macro ESG Index (TGM-ESGI), to assess current and projected ESG conditions in various countries, and to facilitate macroeconomic country comparisons around the world.
This paper by Franklin Real Estate Advisors, in collaboration with Tideline, seeks to provide a guide to help investors build impact management systems that are both tailored to their strategic focus and aligned with best practices