Walmart in $450m Brazil investment

Walmart in $450m Brazil investment (via AFP)

US retail giant Wal-Mart announced a $450 million investment Wednesday in a revamp of its Brazilian presence. Describing the move as part of an efficiency drive in Latin America’s largest economy, Wal-Mart said it would shut some small and medium-sized…

Has including ESG become a necessity for investors?

Clint CarlsonESG (environmental, social, governance) has become a hot topic in recent years, especially lately with the debate over whether pension funds should be able to factor in ESG when choosing investments. At Morningstar's recent conference, the firm argued that ESG has become a requirement for long-term investors. Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Read More