We have been evolving our approach to sustainable investing since 1992, with our first ethical fund launched in 1994. We consider ESG factors, in combination with traditional financial considerations, to assess the financial risks and opportunities that impact decision-making. Our sustainable investing approach offers: Embedded ESG expertise – our global Sustainability Group works closely with ESG experts embedded throughout different regions, asset classes and business functions; to offer comprehensive insight. Proprietary process, research and tools supporting investment critical insight - with added rigour, based on our own proprietary toolkit; complementing a broad range of third-party sources. An active ownership approach, which seeks to enhance and protect the value of portfolios by actively engaging with companies we invest in and using our voting rights to encourage progress in sustainability.
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Asset class approach
Find out how our asset class teams integrate sustainable investing into their strategies.
Active equity investing can deliver real benefits for investors, the environment and society. We look to uncover the best investment opportunities through intensive, first-hand research and a disciplined process.
Today's fixed income markets offer a wealth of ways to meet investors' needs for income, capital preservation and risk diversification. From developed to emerging markets, sovereign bonds to high-yield debt.
Our proprietary process, research and tools complement our third party sources. These tools empower us with an additional layer of investment-critical insight.
We identify ESG leaders and laggards with our own house scores, which adds rigour to third party data. This includes a central ESG house score, ESG quality scores for Equities and Fixed Income ESG risk ratings.
Climate scenario analysis tool
We identify how different climate scenarios may impact the valuations of companies we invest in based on a range of bespoke and realistic climate scenario outcomes.
Carbon footprinting tool
We create a baseline to understand current carbon exposure for our assets and how that may evolve over time.
Engagement reporting tool
This is applied across investments in Fixed Income and Equities to support better information exchange, enhance insight, help prioritise resource and improve client reporting.