Emerging Markets Debt (EMD) benefits from growth potential and strong carry, but understanding the creditworthiness of issuers is key in extracting investment value. Recent events have underlined the need for a rigorous study of ESG criteria as environmental, societal and governance factors have a significant impact on long term growth prospects and, ultimately, sovereign solvency.
You can now listen to a replay of our latest EMD webinar with Magda Branet, deputy head of EMD at Candriam, and Charudatta Shende, Client Portfolio Manager Fixed Income. They discussed the impact of ESG integration on investment portfolios and how it can be used to improve their risk adjusted returns.
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