Getting the Deal Through: ESG and Impact Investing 2021
Getting the Deal Through: ESG and Impact Investing 2021

The following In-house Advisor practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Getting the Deal Through: ESG and Impact Investing 2021
  • Jurisdictions covered
  • Questions

Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

Argentina; Australia; Chile; China; Finland; Hong Kong; Italy; Kenya; Mauritius; South Africa; Uruguay; USA; Zambia

Questions

The set of questions relating to the topic of ESG and Impact Investing and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:

  1. Has your jurisdiction enacted any primary or secondary legislation addressing environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in banking, finance and corporate law, or legislation addressing the pursuit of other non-financial objectives by companies and investors?

  2. How would you describe the general level of policy guidance and development regarding ESG, impact investing and purpose-driven companies in your jurisdiction?

  3. Are institutional investors and financial intermediaries legally required to consider ESG factors when making investment decisions? Must any additional non-financial principles and objectives be considered?

  4. What voluntary standards and best practices are commonly followed in your jurisdiction with regard to integrating ESG factors and other non-financial principles into investment decisions?

  5. What voluntary and statutory measurement, reporting and disclosure frameworks are followed in your jurisdiction with regard to ESG and other non-financial factors?

  6. What ratings, indices and guidelines are used to benchmark adherence to ESG principles and other non-financial factors in your jurisdiction?

  7. Are any fiscal incentives or other benefits available in your jurisdiction to encourage institutional inve

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