Institutional investors have been on the receiving end of so many ESG-related data products lately that they may be forgiven for believing benchmarking their way to ESG investment success can’t be done.
That is, until they take the data-driven due diligence route. For cloud-based platform Diligend’s clients, there is an ESG component in every questionnaire sent out to managers, according to Liron Mandelbaum, COO of the firm.
Diligend was founded as a pure software player by Wissem Souissi, a former eVestment executive, roughly four years ago. The firm began working . . .