ESG

Stewardship – The Power of Engagement

28 April 2020

As asset managers, aligning the long-term investment horizons of our clients’ capital with companies that will use that capital to create multi-decade, sustainable value is our ultimate fiduciary duty. Martin Currie believe stewardship is at the heart of this client proposition.

Annual Report 2020

As the ESG landscape continues to rapidly evolve, Martin Currie have maintained their efforts to be ahead of this change, and where possible, help influence it. Highlights of the work they have carried out in the reporting year include:

  • Highest possible (A+) rating awarded by the PRI* across all three categories
  • Winner of the ICGN Global Stewardship Disclosure Award 2019
  • Implementation of proprietary ESG Ratings
  • Extensive engagement and voting activity on behalf of their clients
  • David Sheasby appointed to Investment Association Stewardship Committee Research and thought leadership shared with clients and industry

*PRI – Principles for Responsible Investment. Engagement and voting activity is for the period 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018.

 

 

Past performance is no indication of future performance.

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