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Is ESG data good enough to use for investment decisions? - Entela Benz-Saliasi

Entela Benz-Saliasi of HKUST

Mar 19, 2019

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1. Is ESG data good enough to use for investment decisions?

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1. Is ESG data good enough to use for investment decisions?

So initially we would say we don't have enough ESG data. Now we have too much ESG data and with the data being so much, we have a lot of noise in the data. So, number one, you have to clear up the noise. You have to clear up the data and number two, the data is very static - once in a year data. So how do you make it more dynamic? You can implement them, you can increment the data, ESG data, by using sentiment analysis, so you use some artificial intelligence within the ESG framework to make the ESG data more robust.