Jeannette Andrews discusses LGIM's Stewardship and Corporate Governance Reform engagement.Read more >
Join us for a fast-paced overview on the key areas of focus in governance and stewardship at Standard Life Investments throughout 2016. Euan Stirling, Head of ESG Investment, and Mike Everett, Governance & Stewardship Director, will take you through the highlights of our Governance & Stewardship Annual Review, as well as our response to the Government's Green Paper on corporate governance.Read more >
How should you manage and maintain policies? GRC Pundit, Michael Rasmussen discusses the act of keeping policies current in a world of business change, risk change and regulatory change.
• Policy enforcement and assessment of compliance
• Policy governance, steering committee and the role of the policy manager
• Policy metrics and improvement
• Policy maintenance and updates
• How technology enables the management and maintenance of policy
ESG is on the rise. There is a clear trajectory that has built up since the end of the last century establishing good governance and oversight as an important part of the fiduciary duty for both companies and investors. The direction of travel is clear. Join Schroders’ Head of Stewardship Jessica Ground as she explores the seismic changes unfolding across the investment landscape, and discusses why ESG integration and engagement should be an integral part of the equity and fixed income investment process -- potentially leading to better outcomes.Read more >
The conversation about ESG investing is gaining traction across markets. Clients no longer ask 'do you have an ESG strategy?' but rather 'do ESG high scores result in outperformance?' Collaborating with Empirical Research Partners, this webinar will showcase their findings on ESG, what factors show the strongest correlation and how they think asset owners and fund managers should be taking this forward.
Jessica Ground, Global Head of Stewardship, Schroders will be joined by Rochester ‘Rocky’ Cahan, CFA, the U.S. Portfolio Strategist at Empirical Research Partners LLC. Mr Cahan joined the firm in 2013 to focus on a broad spectrum of research topics ranging from bottom-up stock-selection to top-down macroeconomic analysis. In addition to his highly regarded practitioner research, Mr. Cahan has published a number of academic articles in top journals including The Journal of Empirical Finance, The Journal of Banking and Finance, and The Journal of Portfolio Management. Mr. Cahan received a double degree in Mathematical Physics and Finance from Massey University in New Zealand in 2003, and is also a CFA charterholder.
Formerly called 'ESG Quarterly', this webinar looks at Schroders Sustainable Investment team's latest quarterly research insights. This quarter, we focus on the pharmaceutical industry from an ESG perspective. The team will also present on the efficacy of ESG factor screening and offer insights from Schroders' 2017 Global Investor Survey.Read more >
A look at Schroders Sustainability team's latest quarterly research insights. This quarter, they discuss corporate controversies and why ESG integration is just as important in identifying future growth as it is for managing downside controversy risk. The fact and fiction about Founder-Owner led companies, and insights on their regular engagement efforts.Read more >
This quarter’s ESG webinar will attempt to bring to life how ESG integration works within a fundamental investment process. Jessica and James will review the three pillars of ESG integration and review several recent stock examples.Read more >
Join Schroder's ESG Team for this new webinar series aimed at bringing you the Team's latest research highlights. This session, we will present the findings from our Global Investor Study related to ESG, including which counties and demographics are most engaged, and what challenges does this create for investors. Next, we will turn to our recent Global ESG engagement activity and run through our recent research on US Corporate Governance trends, with insights into our pre 2017 AGM season engagement topics. Finally, we will discuss our cutting-edge research on the Emerging Markets where we have been doing some focused work engaging on bribery and corruption.Read more >
Investors often have mixed views on the benefits of ESG engagement, especially within Big Industry sectors. As long-term stewards of client’s capital, our goal is to provide meaningful insights on our engagements with the aim of demonstrating how ESG research is good not only for investors in the form of improved stock prices, but how engagement may also prove beneficial for those companies willing to express change within their business models. This webinar will focus on the ESG Team’s engagement research within the Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Staples -- two critically important consumer-driven global industries.Read more >
During this webcast, Andrew Mason, Responsible Investment Analyst will provide a summary of our 2015 ESG activity. Mike Everett will then discuss the Governance & Stewardship Annual Review.Read more >