Sustainable and impact investing | The significance of stewardship

Assessing a company’s approach to environmental, social and governance issues can help better inform our voting and investment decisions.

20 Nov 2018
  • Stewardship equates to responsible ownership with corporate engagement and proxy voting activities playing a key role in sustainability integration.
  • We believe stewardship activities are an important mechanism for adding value to clients by driving better long-term investment returns.
  • The benefits of focusing on long-term drivers of return, even when the short-and medium-term challenges to risk assets are at the forefront.
  • We plan to continue developing our strategic engagement program, which focuses on the most material sustainability risks and opportunities.