Responsible Investing Policies & Approaches

Policy & Approach Documents

About BMO Global Asset Management's Responsible Investing Team

BMO Global Asset Management’s Responsible Investing team manages and develops the firm’s Responsible Investing (RI) thought leadership, publishing regular insights and deep dives on a variety of emerging environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics. The team collaborates with investment teams on emerging ESG developments, provides ongoing ESG integration support, employs a progressive approach to stewardship activities and oversees BMO Global Asset Management’s ESG initiatives and commitments to responsible investing.

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The information contained herein is not, and should not be construed as, investment, tax or legal advice to any party. Investments should be evaluated relative to the individual’s investment objectives and professional advice should be obtained with respect to any circumstance.

Any statement that necessarily depends on future events may be a forward-looking statement. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of performance. They involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Although such statements are based on assumptions that are believed to be reasonable, there can be no assurance that actual results will not differ materially from expectations. Investors are cautioned not to rely unduly on any forward-looking statements. In connection with any forward-looking statements, investors should carefully consider the areas of risk described in the most recent simplified prospectus.

Weekly Commentary
Men
December 2022

Will the Bank of Canada Follow the Fed’s Lead?

Was the market’s positive reaction to dovish comments from the Fed premature? What does the loosening of the zero-COVID policy mean for Chinese equities?
Weekly Commentary
Men
November 2022

What to Expect from Q4 Bank Earnings

What will Q4 bank earnings tell us about the strength of the economy? What impact could external economic shocks like a possible U.S. railroad strike have on outlook and positioning?
Weekly Commentary
Men
November 2022

When Will the Recession Hit?

What should investors expect from a split U.S. Congress following the recent elections? How will the inverted yield curve impact markets?
Commentary
5 Minutes
November 2022

A recap of our 2022 proxy voting in Canada

Proxy voting is a key element of our stewardship and responsible investment approach. This piece summarizes how we voted in the Canadian market during the 2022 proxy voting season.
Weekly Commentary
Men
November 2022

Chaos in Crypto: Should Investors Be Worried?

Why the latest crypto crash is affecting equity markets? Is demand for energy weighing down oil prices?
Equities
5 Minutes
November 2022

Can Innovation Overcome Adversity?

Market conditions in 2022 have been difficult for all assets classes, with double-digit declines across the board.
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