The Securities & Futures Commission published the Principles of Responsible Ownership (the “Principles”) in March 2016, which aim to improve the corporate governance culture in Hong Kong by providing guidance on how investors should fulfill their ownership responsibilities in relation to their investments in Hong Kong listed companies. BMO Global Asset Management (Asia) Limited has adopted the Principles.
BMO Global Asset Management (Asia) Limited, being part of BMO Global Asset Management (“BMO GAM”), adopts BMO GAM Responsible Investment Approach and has applied BMO GAM voting policies set out in Corporate Governance Guidelines and Conflict of Interest Policy – Proxy Voting (“BMO Global RI Documents”).
BMO Global Asset Management (Asia) Limited has complied with BMO Global RI Documents for the year ended December 31, 2020.
We disclose our votes and comments on BMO GAM website. A summary of our voting statistics can also be found in our annual Responsible Investment Review report.