Analysing a company’s performance, and making a clear assessment of its long-term risks, means going beyond traditional financial considerations. Our responsible investment approach gives us an in-depth picture of a company’s true potential, helping us to make better investment decisions for our clients.
Responsible Investment mindset
As active and independent asset managers, our mandate is to efficiently manage our clients’ savings over the long term and investing responsibly is inherently linked to achieving this.
We build our own views through proprietary quantitative analysis, enriched with human insights and independent research.
We embed ‘extra-financial analysis’ into our investment process because it is critical to mitigating risks and identifying opportunities.
We make decisions based on our convictions and long-term vision, even when it means shaking up conventional thinking.
We engage with the companies we invest in to encourage them to adopt best practices and to transition to a more sustainable profitability.
We collaborate with key industry players to help raise awareness and act for climate change mitigation and social progress.
ESG themes in focus
Our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) themes have a broad scope and include how companies treat waste and water usage (E), diversity, workplace health and safety (S), bribery and corruption, board independence and executive compensation (G). We have decided to prioritise three themes that are consistent with our investment philosophy and long-term views:
At the core of our commitment to responsible investing is the belief that companies simply cannot do it alone. We have partnered with several organisations across the financial industry to encourage best responsible investment practices for all stakeholders. The icons below show the pledges we have made as either signatories, supporters or participants of initiatives, professional associates and working groups. Click on the logos for more information.