ESG/Sustainable Investing

The Value of ESG: Building on a Strong Foundation

Focusing on quality has historically led us to companies with strong financial and ESG characteristics.

ESG Focus: Carbon Emissions and Data Centers

We discuss carbon emissions exposure at the sector and industry levels by considering electricity usage by data centers, a large and growing segment of the information technology sector.

COVID-19: Implications for ESG Investing

COVID-19 may have lasting societal impacts—potentially even affecting the way we invest. Head of ESG Guillaume Mascotto breaks down the implications.

ESG Outlook: Five Key Trends Are Driving Momentum in 2020

Learn how addressing certain trends may not only help mitigate downside ESG-related risk and increase the possibility of upside potential, but also help managers adapt to the prevailing shift in mindset toward sustainable investing.

Adding Value Through Large-Cap ESG Investing

Can my investments do well while the companies I invest in do good? This is a question many investors ask as they consider portfolios that assess ESG factors as part of the investment process.

U.N. Sustainable Development Goals Present Opportunities in Emerging Markets

By investing with the intention of helping to advance the Sustainable Development Goals, you can play a critical role in creating a more inclusive society.

Integrating ESG Factors into the Investment Process Moves the Needle Forward

Guillaume Mascotto, head of ESG and Investment Stewardship, discusses how integration of ESG disclosures and company fundamentals is an essential component in the evaluation process.

The Importance of SDG Investing in Emerging Markets

Learn why we believe investors may achieve alpha with impact without compromising solid returns.

ESG Outlook: Key Trends Fueling Momentum

Discussion of ESG's 2018 milestones and what is driving ESG investing.

Bringing Fundamental Analysis to ESG Investing

With responsible investing firmly rooted in our DNA, American Century Investments' focus on ESG factors is integral to our corporate citizenship and business model.

Integrating an ESG Framework

Combining both top-down and bottom-up inputs, the American Century Investments' ESG framework can be applied across investments strategies.

Emerging Opportunities in Green Bonds

Going green is no longer limited to recycling or buying energy-efficient appliances. With the rise of the green bond, environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is now venturing into fixed income, helping fund projects with broader positive environmental impacts.

Overcoming the Challenges of ESG

Incorporating ESG factors into portfolios can be challenging because of differing terminology, rating methodologies and disclosure standards.