Data and Goliath: Can ESG Data Improve Performance in Emerging Markets?

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing has gone mainstream. This event convenes a panel of buy-side and sell-side analysts to address the contribution of ESG factors to investment performance in emerging markets. The discussion will address questions including: What is the value of ESG data in emerging markets investing? What are some successful ESG integration strategies? What factors correlate most highly with investment performance? How are investors taking advantage of emerging trends in ESG data? What are the links between ESG and long-term value?

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Khuram Chaudhry, Quantitative Strategist, J.P. Morgan

Tessie Petion, Head of ESG Research Americas, HSBC

Sameer Chopra, Head of Asia ESG Research, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Jack Deino, Director Emerging Market Debt, BlackRock

Lee Gao, Portfolio Manager, GCA Investment Management

Andrew Howell, Frontier Equity Strategist, Citi

Aniket Shah, Head of Sustainable Investing, Oppenheimer Funds

Celina Merrill, Portfolio Manager Emerging Market Corporates, BlackRock


Moderated by


Gabriel Thoumi, Director Capital Markets, Climate Advisers


Khuram Chaudhry, J.P. Morgan
Sameer Chopra, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Jack Deino, BlackRock
Lee Gao, GCA
Andrew Howell, Director, Extractive Industries
Aniket Shah, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Investec