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The importance of the social dimension for investors has only started to become apparent quite recently. However, public awareness is catching up quickly. Investors are increasingly starting to realize that non-financial considerations such as social metrics have a measurable financial impact on investments.

In this CIO Special report we show why this is the case and how social criteria are becoming an integral part of informed investment decisions. The report includes analysis of the following points:

  • What the future holds: why the integration of social factors into investment decisions has the potential to change entire business models
  • Diversity: what impact this key social metric can have on investment returns
  • Risk management: what effect the adherence to social guidelines has on corporate risk



To download a PDF of the full report, please click here.


To download a PDF of the full report in Italian, please click here.

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