Each year ESG Research Australia hosts an awards ceremony to award the best research on Australian equities.
The three awards given are listed below.
Best New Piece of ESG Research
This award is determined on the basis of ESG RA member nominations, with shortlisted nominations assessed by the ESG RA Research Evaluation Committee against the criteria of integration and usability, rigour, originality and reliability.
Best Piece of Ongoing ESG Research
This is awarded to the Individual Analyst or team of analysts who write the best ongoing individual ESG related research report as judged by the ESG RA research evaluation committee.
Best ESG Broking Firm
This is awarded to the best overall ESG Broking Firm as Voted by ESG RA Investment Managers and superannuation funds that directly manage Australian equities investments.
These awards are designed to recognise and promote the important part that brokers can play in identifying and assessing the impact of environmental, social and governance matters on investments and investment returns.