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Allstate Leads On Sustainability Metrics

Seeking Alpha contributors have identified Allstate (NYSE: ALL) as a potential long-term investment buy for investors. I decided to analyze Allstate'senvironmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures, to determine how well the company identifies, discloses and manages the material non-financial risks and opportunities they face to compete well in the 21st century.

A growing number of investors focus on key corporate ESG metrics to make more informed investment and business decisions. ESG metrics can raise insights about a company's intangible value, sometimes called goodwill or reputation. For example, As You Sow recently reported that shareholders have so far filed 433 ESG related corporate shareholder proposals during 2015, which focus on macro-drivers like climate change, diversity, and a range of other sustainability issues. Read more