Leaders in Responsible Investment

Our story

We believe that responsible investment is a mindset: as asset managers, we have a privileged and trusted position as stewards of capital, which gives us both influence and responsibility.

BMO Global Asset Management’s heritage and commitment to ESG investing runs deep. We take our responsibility seriously and that includes considering the impact of our investments on society and the environment.

Over 30+ years we’ve developed a range that includes specialist ESG products, investment strategies with ESG integration and engagement incorporated, and our Responsible Engagement Overlay service, reo®.

  • Thought leadership – promoting and encouraging the development of responsible investment across the broader marketplace and industries
  • Leaders in active ownership – using our position as an asset owner to drive positive change through engagement and proxy voting
  • Leaders in integration – ensuring financially material ESG issues are considered within our active investment processes
  • Leaders in products – offering a range of ESG oriented investment solutions built around a clear sustainability philosophy

Introducing MyESG™: Discover your ESG investing persona

Your investment decisions may be driven more by performance or by issues that matter to you. Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) investing goes beyond traditional investing to manage risks related to issues like water management, labor standards and executive pay.

Whether you’re driven more by performance or purpose, understanding how you make decisions can help you invest in a more meaningful way – and potentially with better long-term results.

  • 2 minutes
  • 4 ESG personas
  • 6 questions
  • A+ rated
  • 30+ years
  • 20+ years
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