Aggregate Confusion Paper Published in the Review of Finance

The paper “Aggregate Confusion: The Divergence of ESG Rating” has been published in the Oxford Academic Review of Finance! Congratulations to authors Florian Berg, Julian Kölbel, and Roberto Rigobon. Julian, Head of Research at the Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth in Zurich, summarizes their key findings below: The paper investigates how much and […]

Blended Finance: When to use which instrument?

Check out the summary of CSP Zurich’s paper “Blended Finance: When to use which instrument? Phase 1: Clusters and decision-making factors”. PDF summary of “Blended Finance: When to use which instrument? Phase 1: Clusters and decision-making factors” A must-read for #ESG professionals and impact investors! – ‘Taxonomy’ of different financial instruments needed to structure blended […]

Boom in ESG ratings leaves trail of confusion

The market for impact investment consulting is lucrative and growing. However, the diversity of methods for ESG ratings is increasingly becoming a curse for the effectiveness of SI and confuses investors who want to create impact. Hence, for impact creators struggling with #AggregateConfusion, a widely accepted definition and standards following it are much needed. This […]