Morningstar Equity research ESG Risk Integration

Morningstar Equity research ESG Risk Integration
In this Morningstar Institutional Equity Series webinar, our speakers explain the increased usage and prevalence of ESG, its benefits in the current market landscape and the value it will add to PitchBook public company profiles.

Key takeaways
  • Companies with greater ESG risk are less likely to receive wide economic moats, while also being prone to greater uncertainty ratings
  • At present, our most overvalued companies—1-star stocks—carry considerably lower total ESG risk versus other star-rating cohorts, suggesting investors may be paying a high price to own firms with positive ESG credentials
  • We view the greatest ESG risk in the energy and utilities sectors, and the lowest in technology and real estate
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