Responsible Investment

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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 35+ 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®.

Our approach is an active one. We contribute to public policy development and engage with companies on ESG matters. And we express our views and perspectives through voting and thought leadership as well as working to ensure that ESG analysis is integrated across our broader investment processes.

Team

21 professionals

in our Responsible investment team

Rated

A+ Rated

by UN Principles for Responsible Investment, and founding signatory

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1984

Launched Europe's first social and environmentally screened fund

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760

companies engaged with in 2020

Globe

£8.3bn

assets managed in responsible funds and mandates as at 31 December 2020

Sustainable & esg investment awards

Responsible Investment Insights

Responsible Investment
Coal power station
4 min read
January 2022

Setting out our engagement agenda for the year ahead

For over two decades we’ve been proactively engaging with businesses to drive positive change. In this article we explore where we’re focusing our efforts on 2022.
Multi-Asset
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4 min watch
January 2022

Weekly review: Is the equity Bull market over?

US inflation hits 7%, the highest for 40 years and the Fed talks tough.
Global Equities
Robotic arm
7 min read

Losing your fragility – rise of the robots

Discover how COVID-19 is accelerating automation across a host of industries and where we’re finding investment opportunities.
Multi-Asset
Cityscape
8 min read
January 2022

Opening Bell: What will 2022 bring for global markets?

Chief Economist Steven Bell takes a look at the factors shaping 2022, and what they mean for corporate earnings and financial markets.
Multi-Asset
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5 min watch
January 2022

Weekly review: Can equities survive surging inflation?

US inflation hits 7%, the highest for 40 years and the Fed talks tough.
Multi-Asset
Woman looking at financial reports and using a manual calculator -
5 min watch
January 2022

Weekly review: Equites set to survive rising interest rates

It’s been a tough week for equities as bond yields rose sharply.