SEM217: Kathleen Houssels, Aspire Ten25

Tuesday, March 8th @ 11:00-12:30 PM 

ESG Alpha - Is the Deck Stacked Against It?

Kathleen Houssels, Aspire Ten25

Abstract: Billions of dollars continue to flow into ESG strategies as academics and practitioners seek to understand the alpha potential of ESG investments. We evaluate the question of ESG alpha by looking at a popular ESG index fund to see how its alpha potential stacks up against the extra cost investors pay for its ESG features.