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At Stewart Investors, we believe in putting people first. Our investment world-view is of a series of partnerships – with each other, with our clients, with the companies we invest in, the people who buy their goods and services, and with the wider society in which we all live and work.

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Learn how we are embedding a culture of responsible investment stewardship to ensure better outcomes both financially and for society in general.
Leading global investment manager, first sentier investors (formerly colonial first state global asset management), today announced the expansion of its responsible investment team with the appointment of kate turner as responsible investment specialist.
We recognise that the individual and collective decisions we make as investors have far-reaching implications.
For over a decade, responsible investment has been captured in every one of our investment processes. meet some of the people in our business passionate about protecting investor capital, building a better world and paving the way forward for responsible investment<...
Our responsible investment strategy is founded on a strong governance framework. a key part of good governance are policies which set clear expectations for our people. transparency is also an important component of good governance as it allows our clients and other stakeholders to ...
We consider ESG risks to be factors that may place business value at risk. Companies at risk are identified using both external providers and our own internally driven research, which is based on a systematic and extensive company meeting program.
We consider ESG risks to be factors that may place business value at risk. Companies at risk are identified using both external providers and our own internally driven research, which is based on a systematic and extensive company meeting program.
For well over a decade our strategic approach to responsible investment and esg has focused on enhancing the quality and relevance of our investment capabilities, embedding a culture of stewardship across the organisation and engaging all our employees.
Cfsgam has release the 2018 responsible investment & stewardship report, coinciding with the launch of the responsible investment association of australasia's (riaa) conference in melbourne.
How does industry-wide best practice develop and evolve? responsible investment specialist kate turner explains how working with other investors can help address systemic issues like modern slavery.
We consider ESG risks to be factors that may place business value at risk. Companies at risk are identified using both external providers and our own internally driven research, which is based on a systematic and extensive company meeting program.
We consider ESG risks to be factors that may place business value at risk. Companies at risk are identified using both external providers and our own internally driven research, which is based on a systematic and extensive company meeting program.
During the course of this unique year, the first sentier investors (fsi) responsible investment (ri) steering group has continued to set the direction and strategy for ri within the firm. this included extensive discussions about how ri will continue to develop in a post-covid world.
We consider ESG risks to be factors that may place business value at risk. Companies at risk are identified using both external providers and our own internally driven research, which is based on a systematic and extensive company meeting program.
We're driven by our responsible investment principles. our commitment to ri and esg analysis enables us to make more informed decisions that not only benefit our clients, but our environment and our society.
We recognise that the individual and collective decisions we make as investors have far-reaching implications.
We recognise that the individual and collective decisions we make as investors have far-reaching implications.
We consider ESG risks to be factors that may place business value at risk. Companies at risk are identified using both external providers and our own internally driven research, which is based on a systematic and extensive company meeting program.
We consider ESG risks to be factors that may place business value at risk. Companies at risk are identified using both external providers and our own internally driven research, which is based on a systematic and extensive company meeting program.
We consider ESG risks to be factors that may place business value at risk. Companies at risk are identified using both external providers and our own internally driven research, which is based on a systematic and extensive company meeting program.
We consider ESG risks to be factors that may place business value at risk. Companies at risk are identified using both external providers and our own internally driven research, which is based on a systematic and extensive company meeting program.
We consider ESG risks to be factors that may place business value at risk. Companies at risk are identified using both external providers and our own internally driven research, which is based on a systematic and extensive company meeting program.
Each of our multiple investment teams are specialists in their respective fields and set their own investment philosophies and processes. our commitment to responsibility investment is a common thread which runs through all our diverse investment capabilities.
We consider ESG risks to be factors that may place business value at risk. Companies at risk are identified using both external providers and our own internally driven research, which is based on a systematic and extensive company meeting program.
We consider ESG risks to be factors that may place business value at risk. Companies at risk are identified using both external providers and our own internally driven research, which is based on a systematic and extensive company meeting program.
We consider ESG risks to be factors that may place business value at risk. Companies at risk are identified using both external providers and our own internally driven research, which is based on a systematic and extensive company meeting program.
We have collected over 130 case studies from across our diverse investment teams on how a culture of responsible investment and stewardship manifests itself in real-life investment decisions and engagement with companies.
In april 2020, our investment teams wrote to 27 companies across the healthcare supplies and apparel industries to ask how they are addressing modern slavery issues amid the pandemic
Proxy voting rights are an important asset for listed equity investors and exercising these rights is a core part of our stewardship responsibilities. We seek to vote on all possible resolutions at company meetings.
For many companies in which we invest, success relies on being able to attract and retain talent. Key to this is fostering a safe and inclusive workplace culture, and this includes a mentally healthy workplace.
Human rights are a complex and important aspect of responsible investing, which can affect multiple asset classes. issues around supply chain practices, workers' rights, trafficking and modern slavery are attracting increasing levels of scrutiny from investors, who recognise that companie...
Biodiversity and the connection between people and nature is an issue that demands more attention and better understanding. Social issues are bought to the forefront as we continue to see how human rights risks are heightened as a result of the pandemic. There is also a renewed focus on good/ethi...
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Leading global investment manager, first sentier investors, today announced the launch of its responsible listed infrastructure fund (the fund) to australian institutional and wholesale investors.
The stranded assets working group (sawg) was formed in december 2013 and is comprised of investment professionals from the esg committee to assess risks associated with potential fossil fuel asset stranding. the purpose of the group was to provide guidance and tools for investment t...
Most investment professionals believe that neither esg nor long-term factors are efficiently priced by markets. around 75% believe that investors are over sensitive to short-term factors. a similar number believe that risks and opportunities associated with esg externalities are not being ...
As described above each investment team has developed a climate change statement and carbon footprint report which can be accessed from the respective team profile pages (via the top navigation bar). below we provide a combined footprint for all listed equity portfolios and direct links to...
Diversity was a key theme in 2020. The Black Lives Matter movement brought race to the fore, with the US protests seen replicated in other countries to highlight the issue of systemic racism.
A key component of the investment process employed by our team is our proprietary and dynamic esg scoring system, which is applied to all companies under coverage. this added layer of input and discussion improves our analysts’ financial modelling and influences their stock recommendatio...
Xcel energy is a us-listed regulated utility serving 3.5 million electric and 2 million gas customers in eight midwestern and western states, primarily colorado and minnesota. we invested in the company due to its combination of strong environmental credentials, and an attractive 5-7% earnings pe...
Proxy voting rights are an important asset for listed equity investors and exercising these rights is a core part of our stewardship responsibilities. We seek to vote on all possible resolutions at company meetings.
As long-term investors, we know that the investment decisions we make today affect communities in the future. investment decisions can have implications for the environment and a very tangible human impact. we believe that engaging with companies on issues such as climate change, di...
2020 was a year like no other, with COVID-19 reshaping the way we live, work and invest. As the year began, we were forced to reassess how we interact with each other, how complex systems work together and how nature has more power over us than we normally like to admit.
The responsible listed infrastructure fund investable universe includes utilities, toll roads, railroads, airports, energy infrastructure, mobile towers and data centres. these assets have high barriers to entry, effective pricing power, sustainable growth and predictable cash flows.
Top Glove is one company identified as part of this engagement as having high exposure to modern slavery risk in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company is the world’s largest manufacturer of rubber gloves, specialising in examination, surgical, household and industrial gloves.
Discover our socially responsible investing approach through active ownership, esg integration, and exclusion screening.
Since its emergence in the 1950s, the plastics industry has grown at a tremendous pace and continues to do so today.
As direct owners of infrastructure assets, we have the ability to positively influence the operations of the worksites in our portfolio. Improving the health and safety of employees has long been a priority: we strongly believe that safety and well-being in the workplace is fundamental to staff ...
We have collected over 130 case studies from across our diverse investment teams on how a culture of responsible investment and stewardship manifests itself in real-life investment decisions and engagement with companies.