Active ownership means working with companies, policy-makers and other investors to create sustainable value. Our annual report details how we achieved this in 2019.
In 2019, LGIM: Opposed the election of more than 4,000 company directors globally*
*These votes represent instructions for our main FTSE pooled index funds
Held 739 engagements with companies to raise their environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards
Took sanctions against 11 companies named as laggards under our Climate Impact Pledge
1Source: ShareAction – Voting Matters (2019)
Learn about our Future World funds, which are for investors who want to express a conviction on ESG themes, across different investment styles and asset classes.Learn more
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What the new Stewardship Code 2020 means for investors
The ambitious update to the Stewardship Code goes a long way to putting an end to greenwashing. With new expectations about how investment and stewardship are integrated across asset classes, tougher hurdles to become a signatory and publicly available reporting from 2021, investors can expect a lot more transparency and comparability from asset managers in the future.
Why corporate culture matters
Whether it’s for future investment or a potential new job, a company’s culture matters to your decision. But with culture so often embedded in unspoken behaviours and patterns, it can be hard for boards and investors to measure and manage it. In this episode, we talk to Clare Payn about what makes a great corporate culture and some of the key things investors can look out for.
Climate Impact Pledge
See the second annual results of our Climate Impact Pledge, which showcases the corporate leaders and laggards on climate action.