This controversial activity policy is the concrete expression of Candriam’s sustainability leadership. It defines which activities, due to their widely recognised ethical and economic unsustainability, are to be excluded from Candriam’s investment portfolios across asset classes.
Candriam recognises the important role that asset managers play in tackling major global issues, such as health and climate change, and strives to be at the forefront of sustainability by advancing its policies and practices.
In this report, SRI team analysed and scored 123 countries in terms of how sustainably they manage their Human, Natural, Social and Economic Capital.
74 countries were categorised as investible and 49 were categorised as non investible.
Investing for tomorrow.
As a responsible asset manager and pioneer in Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) since 1996, and as a signatory (2006) of the UN-PRI, Candriam engages with companies in order to raise their awareness about ESG issues.
List of individual dialogues
As a responsible investor, Candriam pays particular attention to the corporate governance policies, structures and practices of the companies in which it invests on behalf of its clients. Candriam is convinced that sound corporate governance practices deliver long-term shareholder value
Find out more about Candriam’s votes 2018
Find out more about Candriam’s votes 2017
From Corporate Governance to Proxy Voting.
The goal of CANDRIAM’s proprietary controversial activity screening process is to assess a company’s involvement in one or more controversial activities and to decide on the acceptability of the inclusion of such companies in an investment portfolio.
The UK Stewardship Code traces its origins to ‘The Responsibilities of Institutional Shareholders and Agents