Voting and engagement

We expect and encourage the companies in which we invest on your behalf to demonstrate the highest standards of corporate governance and best business practice.

Engagement for improved analysis

We believe that using company engagement is a key strategy in ensuring positive behaviour within the companies in which we invest, rather than any form of screening or exclusion.

We engage with companies through direct dialogue and where we feel it is the right thing to do, we will vote against the management.

Voting for long-term change

Voting is a crucial aspect of responsible ownership and a valuable tool for engaging with companies to encourage better standards of corporate governance and management of ESG issues.

We vote on a range of issues, guided by our voting and engagement policy.

Latest perspectives

Conservatism with a small ‘c’

Conservatism with a small ‘c’

Article November 26, 2020

William Lough highlights the importance of exercising conservatism within one’s investment process.

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Integrating ESG risks: Looking beyond the headline number

Integrating ESG risks: Looking beyond ...

Article November 17, 2020

COVID-19 pushed Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risks to the backburner for many trustee boards.…

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ESG Momentum: a way to add value to your portfolio?

ESG Momentum: a way to ...

Article November 17, 2020

It is fair to say that Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) has been the investment…

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Europe Masterclass: November 2020

Europe Masterclass: November 2020

Video November 15, 2020

James Sym, manager of the ES R&M European Fund joins the Asset TV Europe Masterclass,…

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