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Emerging Market Equities Attracting More U.S. Investors

Equity markets in the U.S. are at or near all-time highs, but with the International Monetary Fund forecasting developed country gross domestic product (GDP) growth of only 1.7 percent through 2022, investors may want to consider other markets.

ClearBridge Investments Embraces ESG - To Generate Returns and Help Public Companies Thrive

ClearBridge Investments Embraces ESG - To Generate Returns and Help Public Companies Thrive
ClearBridge Investments Embraces ESG - To Generate Returns and Help Public Companies Thrive

Legg Mason affiliate ClearBridge Investments is always looking for an “edge” in researching stocks. They believe some of the best standards available to guide investors are already in plain sight:  a company’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) characteristics.

A Matter of Time – The Growing Use of ESG in Bond Credit Ratings

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) analysis is becoming increasingly important to fixed income asset managers, catching up to U.S. and global equity research where these factors are more firmly entrenched. Credit Ratings Agencies (CRAs) are also taking notice... but why?






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