Apimec highlights the importance of ESG factors after disaster in Brumadinho

On February 7, the Association of Capital Markets Analysts and Investment Professionals (Apimec) published a notice showing its solidarity for the families of the more than 300 victims of Brumadinho’s tragedy. The association highlighted that, 13 days after the disaster, it was not yet possible to know its environmental, social and economic impacts.

Apimec, certifying association of investment analysts, used the notice to outline that it has been devoting efforts towards creating awareness among professionals about the importance of taking potential environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into consideration in their analyses. It also informed that it will start to include questions about the topic in its certification tests.

Read the complete notice here.