Investing to improve
Investing to improve

Sustainable Development Goals

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Engagement in focus – global reach

At BMO Global Asset Management, engagement is a core activity for our investment professionals, spearheaded by our 16-strong Responsible Investment team, with specialists across a breadth of ESG issues and markets.

Around the world, we work to understand the impact of ESG issues on businesses, build long-term relationships with management, gain local knowledge and use our position as a large investor to engage directly with senior management and board members.

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Views and opinions have been arrived at by BMO Global Asset Management and should not be considered to be a recommendation or solicitation to buy or sell any companies that may be mentioned.

2018 highlights

Engagement 
Outcomes 

company engagements

countries

improvements achieved

%

link to SDG targets

United States
Food company on plastic packaging

Mexico
Airport on biodiversity and land use

 

Switzerland
Pharmaceutical company on responsible drug pricing

South Africa
Materials company on climate mitigation strategies

India
Consumer business on sustainable agriculture

 

      

China
Food and beverage company on reducing sugar levels in drinks

 

Taiwan
Semiconductor manufacturer on water management

      

South Korea
Technology company on board diversity

      

Indonesia
Bank on responsible lending policies

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