Managing Risk in Emerging MarketsApr 4, 2018

"We believe strongly in looking at Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors when we invest in companies around the world."

Manraj Sekhon
Chief investment Officer,
Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity

  • We look at both macro (country and economy) and micro (company) level ESG factors
  • As fundamental investors, we believe risk begins at the company level and spend time with companies, their suppliers and customers to understand their business models
  • The risk at a security level is driven by the business, but also what valuation you are willing to pay for it



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