ESG Ready Investor

“ESG issues are important to me, I’d like to know more
about how to invest.”

As an ESG ready investor, you likely have strong ESG beliefs and behaviours. You believe it’s possible for companies to be held accountable for good business practices and also have a positive impact on the world, just like you personally do. While your consumer purchase decisions reflect your values, you may not have incorporated your investment dollars for positive impact. More information might help you connect your portfolio and your beliefs.

Awards
A+ rated

United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (Strategy and Governance) & founding signatory

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30+ years

of ESG solutions

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20+ years

of engagement

partnership
765

companies engaged in 2019

one-on-one
1,509

engagements in 2019

Growth
313

positive changes achieved in 2019

Latest insights on sustainability

Responsible Investment
People walking in masks in the underground passage
March 2021

International Women’s Day: Women at the heart of the COVID-19 recovery

To build back better post-COVID in support of a more resilient economy and businesses, we need to put the interests of women at the heart of the recovery.
Responsible Investment
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November 2020

The COVID-19 effect: Cybersecurity and data privacy

Vaccine developments have opened the door to market rotation toward cyclicals and value.
Responsible Investment
A microbiologist conducts research under the microscope.
48 min listen
November 2020

Preventing the antimicrobial resistance health crisis

Dame Sally Davies and James Anderson join the Sustainability Leaders podcast to discuss the history of antibiotic use on humans, livestock and plants that brought us to our current crisis today.
Responsible Investment
Farmer analyzing crops in a field
20 min listen
November 2020

Achieving sustainability in the food production system

David Sneyd is joined by Jo Raven from the FAIRR Initiative to discuss the progress that is already underway to create a more sustainable food production system, including the rise of alternative, plant-based proteins in the food supply chain.
Responsible Investment
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October 2020

The ESG implications of COVID-19: Executive pay

Boards are more willing to accept that cutting executive pay may sometimes be necessary – something rarely seen as acceptable in the past.
Responsible Investment
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October 2020

The ESG implications of COVID-19: Annual General Meetings (AGMs)

An extraordinary voting season unfolded, with companies and regulators taking unprecedented measures to adapt both the processes and content of their meetings.
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