ESG Doesn’t Change This Fact
An investing red flag you can identify in minutes
The ESG movement has focused attention on the “G” – governance. But as I see it, any institution that is newly embracing this should be asking why governance wasn’t integral to their process already.
There are a few simple rules that private investors and fund managers can apply when looking at board composition. These rules will keep you out of trouble and are simple to administer.
Have qualified people
Have people who are aligned with your interests
Not be too big
Have people who are the right age
Have some diversity (but not in the way you might think)
Paying subscribers can read on to see how I apply these rules in my research. In extreme cases, these techniques can quickly rule out a long investment.
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