Sustainability and the investment management industry
As stewards of our clients’ assets, investment managers have taken responsible investment approaches for many years – approaches that consider environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria in their investment analysis and decisions. The aim: to achieve better long-term returns for clients.
We’re seeing three major drivers in sustainability for investment management:
The Investment Association’s industry-led initiatives
At the IA, we’re working closely with our member firms to promote responsible investment. Above all, we’re helping firms think about their wider role in society and the environment.
Our work has focused on the following:
More information on the IA’s industry-led initiatives is set out in these IA publications.
The investment management industry is also taking forward its proactive work in a dynamic and fast-paced public policy landscape. At the UK, European and global levels, we are seeing significant change and signals for change.
To read IA consultation responses in full please visit our responses and representations page.