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A Deeper Look

In this article, we break down the drivers of ESG and carbon intensity scores along with the influence of portfolio construction across two health plans.

A green leaf.


8 min read


Sustainable Investing

Key takeaways

  • Carbon intensity scores can be broken down by the portfolio’s individual holdings and amounts invested within each industry.
  • The breakdown of the E, S, and G is important when analyzing ESG risks and opportunities.
  • To reduce carbon intensity, a plan could choose to place less weight on higher-intensity sectors, choose credits with a lower emissions profile, or a combination of the two.
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