About | Mentor | Georgina Murray

Georgina Murray

Currently the Sustainability Analyst at Ethical Partners Funds Management.  Previously have completed a Bachelor of International and Global Studies with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney, the PRI Academy Foundations of Responsible Investment course, and Impact Investing at Oxford University. Prior to Ethical Partners, I was the Marketing Manager at UNICEF Australia for 7 years.

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Georgina Murray

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How markets price ESG: Have changes in ESG scores affected stock prices?

30 November 2018
This report takes a statistical look at the impact of historical ESG score shifts on stock prices valuation. It further determines financial performance implications for a broad spectrum of companies based on an ESG valuation curve.

Incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into fixed income investment

30 April 2018
This report aims to promote strategies for including environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria in investment decisions within fixed income. It provides an overview on sustainable investing in fixed income across five core areas building on research, practical experiences and a literature review to inform findings.

How to invest in the low-carbon economy: An institutional investors' guide

This report introduces the investment strategies available to investors in their efforts to align their portfolios with a lower carbon, more climate-resilient economy. The guide focuses on three main areas for investor action: climate-aligned investment opportunities, integration of climate-related risks and opportunities into investment processes, and phasing out investment in thermal coal.

In focus: Addressing investor needs in business reporting on the SDGs

This report aims to integrate Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into the business reporting process. This is done by providing perspectives and recommendations on key parameters to effectively inform investor decision-making processes. This report builds on current available disclosures and does not intend to create a new reporting framework.

SDG Industry Matrix: Financial services

The Matrix provides industry specific ideas for action and industry specific practical examples for each relevant SDG. It profiles opportunities which companies expect to create value for shareholders as well as for society.

Global corporate green investment and the UN Sustainable Development Goals: How green bonds can help close the funding gap

This research identifies the potential for increased green bond issuance to support the green investment needs of large global publicly traded companies across all sectors. Comparing companies’ business as usual (BAU) to pathways aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), case studies illustrate how green bonds can support transitions to low-carbon business models.

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Banking on a low-carbon future II: A ranking of the 20 largest European banks’ responses to climate change

30 April 2020
This report ranks the 20 largest European banks based on their response to climate change as of the 6th December 2019. The report highlights that while the European banking sector is making progress in reflecting climate-related risks, there is need for greater integration of these risks fully into strategies, processes, risk management tools and transparency.

The ambition loop: How business and government can advance policies that fast track zero-carbon economic growth

This report highlights how building on business leadership and strong national policy measures spur additional investment and action on businesses, accelerating the transition to a prosperous zero carbon economy. This requires an "ambition loop" - a positive feedback loop between business leadership and government policies.

The value of responsible investment

31 December 2014
The research explores the moral, financial and economic justification for responsible investment, and the academic evidence underpinning future action. It concentrates on how ESG factors materially impact investment risk and returns, clarifying the agency of investors over non-financial value creation.

The SDG investment case

Companies and institutional investors are being asked to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through their business activities, asset allocation and investment decisions. The SDG investment case tries to answer the question: Why are the SDGs relevant to institutional investors?