Investors can use the Positive Peace Index to gauge the performance of environmental, social and governance factors in countries.
Global interest in ethical investment is growing. More companies and funds are committing to finding solutions for the world’s challenges through sustainable investment.
Analysis from the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) shows that Positive Peace measurements for countries can guide investors looking for ethical investment options.
Considering the level of environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of any country is just as relevant as any company or corporation, especially for investors interested in the creditworthiness of a nation or the economic trajectory of frontier and emerging markets.
Findings from IEP’s analysis shows that the indicators used to measure the Positive Peace Index maintain a high correlation with commonly accepted ESG indicators used by investment funds.