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Determine Your ESG Priorities

Environmental Issues

Which of the following environmental issues do you find most important for companies to address?

Select Up to Three
  • Deforestation
  • Depletion of natural resources
  • Greenhouse gas emissions and climate change
  • Wildlife protection
  • Pollution
  • Other

Social Issues

Which of the following social issues do you find most important for companies to address?

Select Up to Three
  • Improving the living conditions of local communities
  • Employee diversity
  • Health and safety
  • Conflict and human rights
  • Improving working conditions (child labor, sweatshops, inequality/living wage)
  • Other

Governance Issues

Which of the following governance issues do you find most important for companies to address?

Select Up to Three
  • Political Lobbying
  • Number of independent directors
  • Philanthropy
  • Diversity of senior management and the board
  • Executive compensation
  • Separation of chairman and CEO
  • Others

Individual ESG Components and Their Importance to You

Read the descriptions of the individual ESG issues below and rate their importance to you from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

You can also see more detailed descriptions of the issues.

Climate Stability

To what extent does climate change factor into your investment decisions?

Basic Needs

To what degree do you want your portfolio to have a positive social impact, including supporting the basic structures of society, such as transportation, food supply and shelter?

Wellbeing

To what degree do you want your portfolio to include investments that support the general health and wellness of people such as public safety, public education, environmental protection and more.

Decent Work

To what degree do you want your portfolio to have a positive governance impact, including the creation of quality jobs and safe working environments, either directly or indirectly?

Resource Scarcity

To what extent is the use of natural resources by companies, such as raw minerals or forests, factored into your investment decisions?

Ecosystems

How important is the environmental component of ESG in your investment process, such as maintaining healthy natural systems including forests, wetlands, seas and atmospheres?

Longterm-ism

To what degree is investing for the long term (three plus years) a reason for integrating ESG into your investment process?

Causes

How important is it to invest in companies that reflect personal values such as limiting product testing on animals, supporting transgender rights and more?