Funds use artificial intelligence to weigh ethical investing

Quants explore links between ESG investment and outperformance

Robot ethics

Establishing a link between corporate responsibility and financial outperformance has long been a priority of the sustainable investment industry. Now, quant funds are using artificial intelligence tools to excavate patterns in data in their search for evidence of correlation.

So far, a definitive answer is proving elusive.

Smart beta firm Ossiam, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, recently launched an exchange-traded fund based on a machine learning algorithm using approximately 600

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: