Supplements»ESG Report 2019

Romil_PatelI want you to act as if the house were on fire. Because it is,” a defiant Greta Thunberg said earlier this year. In speaking truth to power, the teenage Swedish activist has captured the world’s imagination as thousands of fires rage through the Amazon, California and Africa.

LightningThe human race depends on energy, writes Romil Patel. But in the race to decarbonise and build a sustainable future, how is its latest transition faring, and how can investors influence the process?

Faith_WardFaith Ward of Brunel Pension Partnership Limited (Brunel), explains how the Transition pathway initiative tool can help to improve investment choices.

RoadThe adage “if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it”, often attributed to management consultant and author Peter Drucker, leaves little room for interpretation. Here, SSGA’s Ana Harris discusses why measuring beyond pure performance is imperative for maximum impact.

Our panel of experts discusses simultaneously generating positive impact and attractive returns, their core investment themes and how impact investing can be done across different asset classes.

Red_lineIf they know how to be better stewards, many pension schemes will choose to work with asset managers that have properly addressed shareholder governance, says Aaron Overy of the Asset Management Exchange (AMX).

Solar_panelsEuropean asset owners shed light on ESG investment challenges, the issues they aim to address in portfolios as behemoths of capital allocation and how they are engaging with big greenhouse gas emitters.

ESG_imageAsset managers discuss how engaging with other companies has led to major improvements in ESG policies and practices.