Focus on ESG

How we incorporate Environmental, Social and Governance factors into our approach to Sustainable Investing.

Considering sustainability risks and factors across asset classes

House scores

Our ESG House Scores

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.

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Active Equities

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 in Active Equity investing

ESG integration in Active Equities (PDF)

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Fixed Income

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 in Fixed Income investing

ESG integration in Fixed Income (PDF)

Multi asset

Multi Asset

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 Multi Asset (PDF)

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Quantitative Investments

ESG integration in Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS)

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 our award-winning Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS).

ESG integration in Quantitative Investments (PDF)

Real estate

Real Estate

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

Dialling-up our integration of ESG into real estate (PDF)

  • House scores

    Our ESG House Scores

    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.

  • abrdn

    Active Equities

    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 in Active Equity investing

    ESG integration in Active Equities (PDF)

  • abrdn

    Fixed Income

    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 in Fixed Income investing

    ESG integration in Fixed Income (PDF)

  • Multi asset

    Multi Asset

    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 Multi Asset (PDF)

  • abrdn

    Quantitative Investments

    ESG integration in Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS)

    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 our award-winning Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS).

    ESG integration in Quantitative Investments (PDF)

  • Real estate

    Real Estate

    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

    Dialling-up our integration of ESG into real estate (PDF)

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