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Dumping stocks to punish bad corporate behavior has tiny impact

Even as billions of dollars diverts toward firms scoring higher on environmental, social and governance measures, the funding costs for bad actors has hardly budged, a study has found

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stocks | corporate | ESG funds

Tasneem Hanfi Brögger & Sam Potter | Bloomberg 



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First Published: Sat, October 09 2021. 02:25 IST

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