For financial institutions it is becoming increasingly important to take account of ESG factors when assessing credit and market risk. But with hundreds of frameworks and voluntary standards already in existence, it is challenging to take an objective view because the frameworks are not always directly comparable.
The articles below explore the need for standardized measurement bringing consistency and transparency to reporting non-financial risks and the impact of ESG factors. To discuss topics raised, please contact the authors or your local KPMG office and reference, Frontiers in Finance – Purpose or profit? Why not both.