This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Asian financial crisis, which saw stock markets in all four Asian Tigers nosedive. It was also a time when investors were taking the first early steps to integrate ESG (environmental, social and governance) factors into investment decisions.
Two decades on, emerging-market economies including the four Asian tigers have become a major driver of the global economy, while interest in ESG has boomed – with over US$70 trillion of assets signed up to the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment.
Read the full article by Liz Su, Emerging Markets Portfolio Manager at Boston Common Asset Management.
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