Infographic: ESG and sustainability-rated stocks performance during the Covid-19 crisis

ESG funds are outperforming their peers globally, according to research by Bloomberg and Morningstar. Based on GCMY analysis, sustainability-rated stocks in the FBM KLCI too are outpacing their peers in the index by 3.5 times, signalling a significant performance difference between traditional and ESG-rated stocks in the country.

ESG fund managers say their focus on non-traditional risks led to portfolios of companies that have so far been resilient during the Covid-19 downturn, according to an article by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

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