Sustainability solutions

Use the power of investment to help drive positive change.

Sustainable Investing Report Card 2022
Risk warning

The value of investments, and the income from them, can go down as well as up and an investor may get back less than the amount invested. Past performance is not a guide to future results.

How to Invest Responsibly

It’s easier than ever to invest in a way that has the potential to make a difference and provide a financial return. Sustainability considerations are integrated into our investment process, through taking account of ESG factors and are integral to everything we do.

Our sustainable solutions build on ESG integration to provide a range of investment capabilities designed to meet clients’ financial goals and objectives whilst allowing them to invest in a way that aligns with their values and sustainability views.

Invest today. Change tomorrow.

Active ownership is a core part of sustainable investing.

Sustainability is a growing concern for investors – that’s why we believe that understanding the full range of environmental, social and governance risks and opportunities is key to generating strong and sustainable returns whilst having a positive impact on the environment, society and the wider world.

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Considering sustainability risks and factors across asset classes

Our ESG house score is designed to shed light on a company’s management of ESG risks.

We designed a proprietary ESG house score to supplement our existing analysis. The system draws on more than 100 internal and external data points from third-party providers while taking into account the factors that we feel are most relevant or important for sectors, regions and companies. to arrive at a single number, or score.

Learn more about our house scoring
Our ESG approach to equity investing
We are active equity investors. We believe that deep fundamental research, a disciplined investment process and full analysis of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues is the most effective way to deliver long-term returns for our clients.
ESG integration in Active Equities (PDF)
ESG embedded into Fixed income investing

Consideration of ESG factors is embedded in our fixed income research process. It’s one of the key dimensions, alongside other valuation metrics, on which we assess any company in which we invest. We actively engage with our investee companies, combining information from these meetings with insights from our investment managers, research analysts and central ESG investment team.

ESG integration in Fixed Income (PDF)
ESG embedded into Multi Asset investing
At abrdn we are responsible investors. As such, we ensure environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations are embedded in everything we do. Our goal is to make a difference – for our clients, society and the wider world. It’s about doing the right thing, while aiming to achieve our clients’ long-term financial goals. Here’s how this applies to the Multi-Asset Solutions team
ESG integration in Real Estate
Driven by our four stewardship and ESG principles, we put stewardship and ESG considerations at the heart of:
  • Our investment process
  • Our investment activity
  • Our client journey
  • Our corporate influence

Equity funds


B1 Acc


B1 Acc
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Fixed Income funds


I Acc Hedged GBP


I Acc Hedged GBP


Institutional Acc
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Multi Asset funds


Institutional Acc
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ESG promoted strategies

Discover funds that promote social and/or environmental characteristics, and which may invest in sustainable investments, but do not have sustainable investing as a core objective. These Funds are classified "Article 8" by European Union Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR).

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