Scott Bennett

Scott Bennett | Russell Investments

Materiality matters: Targeting the ESG issues that impact performance – the material ESG score

February 2018
Russell Investments has developed a new way to measure a company’s ESG (environmental, social and governance) score. Our evidence suggests that the Russell Investments material ESG scores can potentially provide more insight than broader ESG scores.

The Russell Investments Portfolio Decarbonisation Strategy

March 2016
In this paper, we review which areas of the market have the highest carbon footprints; evaluate different approaches to ‘decarbonising’ equity portfolios; and present the Russell Investments Decarbonisation Strategy as a unique and transparent approach to materially reduce a portfolio’s carbon footprint without materially impacting performance.