Why Sustainability Ratings Matter

Read the full post at MIT Sloan Management Review.

The growing body of research linking strong sustainability performance with strong financial performance only improves the value proposition for sustainable business practices. A recent study of 2,300 companies by George Serafeim and his colleagues at Harvard Business School, for example, found that companies with good performance on material ESG issues demonstrate stronger stock performance than those with weak performance on the same material measures. These results are consistent with other studies that should sway even the strongest ESG skeptics that ESG investments pay for themselves many times over.

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