Responsible Investment And Stewardship Framework

We’ve introduced our Six Principles of Responsible Investment and Stewardship Framework to guide our decisions on asset allocation, manager selection, fund research and engagement activity.

As environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities become better researched and understood, it’s clear that these factors can have a financial impact on investment portfolios. So where we believe ESG factors pose downside risks, or offer potential upside opportunities, we will incorporate them into our decision-making.

Our principles define how we will do this to help secure our customers’ long-term financial futures.

They are underpinned by our Stewardship Commitments to:

  • be responsible stewards of the assets we oversee,
  • influence investee companies to engender positive change, and
  • exercise strong governance over the fund managers we partner with.

Our support for you

To help you understand more about our Responsible Investment Approach we’ve developed some useful material.

Read our Responsible Investment And Stewardship Framework

Read our Approach to Sustainability guide

Watch our video with Maria Nazarova-Doyle, Head of Pension Investments, answering some useful questions about our approach to responsible investment. 

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