CDP signatories and members

CDP investor members

The following signatory investors are CDP investor members, supporting the project in a number of ways over and above being a signatory to the information request. Read about the benefits of investor membership >>



AEGON is an international provider of life insurance, pensions and asset management. Formed in 1983 through the merger of two Dutch insurers, AGO and Ennia, AEGON today employs over 25,000 people, serving nearly 47 million customers in more than 20 countries around the world. Our company headquarters are in The Hague, the Netherlands. AEGON has three main markets: the United States, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. We have established new and growing businesses in emerging markets in Asia, Latin America and Central & Eastern Europe, and we are also a significant provider of life insurance in Spain. In North America, AEGON operates as Transamerica. AEGON had more than EUR 420 billion in revenue-generating investments around the world at the end of 2011.
Allianz Global Investors

Allianz Global Investors is a diversified active investment manager with a strong parent company and a culture of risk management. With 24 offices in 18 countries, we provide global investment and research capabilities with consultative local delivery. We have more than EUR 454 billion in AUM for individuals, families and institutions worldwide and employ 547 investment professionals.

At Allianz Global Investors, we follow a two-word philosophy: Understand. Act. It describes how we look at the world and how we behave. We aim to stand out as the investment partner our clients trust by listening closely to understand their challenges, then acting decisively to provide them with solutions that meet their needs.
Data as at 31 March 2015.
Aviva Investors

​Aviva Investors is a global asset management business dedicated to building and providing focused investment solutions for clients, which include local government organisations, pension funds, wholesale and retail banks, insurance companies, charities and private wealth managers. Aviva Investors is wholly owned by Aviva plc.

Axa Group

The AXA Group is a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management, with 157,000 employees serving 102 million clients in 56 countries. In 2013, IFRS revenues amounted to Euro 91.2 billion and IFRS underlying earnings to Euro 4.7 billion. AXA had Euro 1,113 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2013. The AXA Group is included in the main international SRI indexes, such as Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) and FTSE4GOOD. It is a founding member of the UN Environment Programme’s Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) Principles for Sustainable Insurance and a signatory of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

​Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. The company provides unmatched convenience in the United States, serving approximately 57 million consumer and small business relationships with approximately 5,700 retail banking offices and approximately 17,250 ATMs and award-winning online banking with 30 million active users. Bank of America is among the world's leading wealth management companies and is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. Bank of America offers industry-leading support to approximately 4 million small business owners through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and services. The company serves clients through operations in more than 40 countries. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank

​BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. At June 30, 2015, BlackRock’s AUM was $4.721 trillion. BlackRock helps clients meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. Headquartered in New York City, as of June 30, 2015, the firm had approximately 12,400 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa.

Boston Common Asset Management
BP Investment Management
California Public Employees Retirement System - CalPERS

​CalPERS is the largest public pension fund in the U.S., with approximately $250 billion in assets.  We administer retirement benefits for more than 1.6 million active and retired California state, public school, and local public agency employees and their families on behalf of more than 3,000 public employers; and health benefits for more than 1.3 million enrollees.  CalPERS believes good governance leads to better performance.  We have a long standing commitment to sustainable investment and a proud history of leadership and innovation in the field.  As a significant institutional investor with a long-term investment time horizon, sustainable investment means taking account of environmental, social and governance factors across all our day-to-day investment business. Issues such as climate change, human rights, Board quality, alignment of interests on shareowner rights and executive compensation practices create material risks and opportunities for our investment portfolio, and we have a fiduciary duty to manage these issues.

California State Teachers Retirement Fund - CalSTRS

​The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (“CalSTRS”) is the second largest public pension fund in the United States with assets under management of approximately $150 billion. CalSTRS administers retirement, disability and survivor benefits for California’s 850,000 public school educators and their families from the state’s 1,400 school districts, county offices of education, and community college districts.  CalSTRS invests globally in public equity, fixed income, real estate, and private equity. Approximately 50 percent of CalSTRS assets are invested in the global equity markets. As a global investor, CalSTRS is an active proponent of corporate governance initiatives worldwide.

Calvert Asset Management Company

​Calvert Investments is an investment management company that offers mutual funds and separate accounts to institutional investors, retirement plans, financial intermediaries, and their clients. By combining rigorous analysis with independent thinking, our disciplined approach to money management goes beyond traditional factors in order to manage risk and to identify investment opportunities with greater long-term potential. We offer more than 40 equity, bond, cash, and asset allocation investment strategies, many of which feature integrated corporate sustainability and responsibility research. Founded in 1976 and based in Bethesda, Maryland, Calvert Investments managed assets of more than $12 billion as of September 6, 2012. More information is available at

Capricorn Investment Group

Established in 2001, Capricorn Investment Group is a privately-owned, independent investment manager with offices in Palo Alto and New York.  Capricorn currently manages approximately $4 billion in total capital across a highly diversified, global blend of investment funds and opportunistic direct investment strategies.  Its vision is to provide consistently strong investment performance and disciplined risk management, true independence, and a principled investment approach.  Capricorn has developed strategy, process, and relationships to generate equity-like returns through a portfolio comprised of leading funds and proprietary direct investments with mitigated permanent capital loss risk at the portfolio level. Overall, its focus is generating strong returns with a long-term focus and excellent quality in the portfolio.  Additionally, Capricorn believes that achieving strong investment returns does not preclude a principled investment approach.  In the long-run, Capricorn believes that being mindful of these elements in an investment program can improve the return opportunity and risk management.  Principled, to Capricorn, means seeking uncompromising quality, ethical, fair, long-term oriented investments which are not directly or intentionally harmful to our world or people.​

Catholic Super

Catholic Super has been providing members and employers with superannuation and retirement services for more than 40 years. Catholic Super offers award-winning industry superannuation and pension funds with a long history of strong  performance, flexible investment options to cater for different investor needs, and competitive fees.  Our funds are open to all investors and today we have around 70,000 members and 7,000 employers across Australia.


​At CCLA we invest money for more charities than any other fund manager in the UK. We are owned by our charity, church and public sector clients, and manage our business for their benefit. This puts us in a unique position to help charities, churches and the public sector achieve their objectives. Our segregated management service and wide range of pooled funds enable us to meet the needs of organisations of all sizes. With over 50 years’ investment management experience, we currently manage assets of more than £4.1 billion. CCLA is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.

ClearBridge Investments

ClearBridge Investments is a well-established global investment manager with approximately $115 billion in assets under management. With a legacy dating back over 50 years, our long-tenured portfolio managers and fundamental research team focus on building equity portfolios for clients who seek income solutions, high active share or low volatility. Owned by Legg Mason, ClearBridge operates with investment independence from headquarters in New York and offices in Baltimore, San Francisco and Wilmington.

At ClearBridge Investments, all equity strategies start with the same fundamental principle: the key to long-term success is selecting high-quality companies through rigorous research and analysis. Driven by the insight and expertise of portfolio managers and analysts, ClearBridge’s time-tested investment process has guided the Firm throughout its history. Strengthened by advanced trading and risk management systems, ClearBridge’s disciplined, methodical approach is designed to achieve consistent top-tier performance over the long term.
Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.

​Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd., a 100%-owned subsidiary of Daiwa Securities Group Inc., has been operating since 1959, and is the second-largest asset management company in Japan based on assets under management of publicly offered investment trusts. Currently, we manage over 340 funds of various asset classes, and we have an exceptional track record in Asian equities including Japanese equities and global bond funds. With our extensive experience in the asset management business and outstanding professional teams, we are confident of delivering the best solutions to meet the exacting needs of global investors.

Etica SGR

Etica Sgr is the asset management company of the Group Banca Popolare Etica and it is currently the only Italian asset management company to manage and promote exclusively socially responsible mutual funds with an AUM of EUR 1.3 billion at the end of 2014.

The Company promotes four mutual investment funds available for both retail and institutional clients, distributed throughout Italy thanks to commercial agreements with over 200 placing agents, and it offers SRI consultancy services to institutional investors wishing to improve the social and environmental impact of their portfolios.
The funds of Etica Sgr invest in securities selected on the basis of precise environmental, social and governance criteria. Moreover, through its shareholder engagement activity, Etica Sgr actively exercises voting rights associated with ownership of the securities in which the funds invest in accordance with specific guidelines, with the aim of helping the companies to achieve increasingly sustainable conduct. The processes of ESG analysis and shareholder engagement regarding the funds and the consultancy service are certified in accordance with the EN ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System.
Etica Sgr is signatory of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) since 2009, the company is member of ICCR since 2005 and is signatory of the CDP since 2012.

​Fachesf is the leadership in equity in the North and Northeast regions in Brazil and is among the twenty largest foundations, considering a total of more than 369 entities. Created on April 10, 1972 by the Hydroelectric Company of San Francisco (Chesf), its sponsor, Fachesf-Foundation for Assistance and Social Security is a private entity for Pension Plans, is non profit and also called Pension Fund.   Nowadays, over 50 thousand people -  among those who already receive from the Foundation a supplement of a retirement Program, Pensioners, Active Participants (employees CHESF  and employees Fachesf still active -  and their dependents are directly benefited by Fachesf.


​FAPES is the Foundation of Assistance and Social Welfare of BNDES and it was established in 1975 by the National Bank for Economic Development – BNDES.  The company administrates a pension fund and a health insurance plan, helping participants and beneficiaries with security, tranquility and life’s quality. In the brazilian ranking of private social welfare institutions, FAPES occupies the 12th position in equity.

Generation Investment Management
Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Goldman Sachs Asset Management is one of the world’s leading investment managers. With more than 2,000 professionals across 33 offices worldwide, GSAM provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries and geographies. Our investment solutions include fixed income, money markets, public equity, commodities, hedge funds, private equity and real estate. Our clients access these solutions through our proprietary strategies, strategic partnerships and our open architecture programs. Our investment teams represent over 700 investment professionals, capitalizing on the market insights, risk management expertise and technology of Goldman Sachs. We help our clients navigate today’s dynamic markets and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the world’s leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices, for whom we invest or advise on more than $900 billion of assets.

Henderson Global Investors
HSBC Holdings

​Infraero Social Security Institute is a multiemployer fund established on 29 June 1982 and  has more than USD 1,25 Billion assets under control. Infraprev aims to guarantee the payment of pensions to its 14.500 participants and is regulated and is supervised by the National Superintendence for Pension Plans – PREVIC from the Ministry of Social Security.  In terms of sponsors there are five: the Brazilian Airport Infrastructure Company - INFRAERO, sponsor-founder, the INFRAPREV itself and  the concessionaires of the airports from the cities Brasília, Campinas and Guarulhos. 

It also has a settlor, the National Association of Employees of  Infraero (ANEI), with the pension plan for family.
Itaú Unibanco Foundation

​The Itaú Unibanco Foundation, a closed pension fund that manages USD 8,5Million in assets (status in Dec/2013) was established by Banco Itaú in 1960 and authorized to operate by the Ministry of Social Security in 1979. Its creation is based on the Bank's concern with the future of their employees and dependents and social-economic-financial balance of its participants.

In addition to Banco Itaú, other related group companies adhered to the plans of the Foundation and signed agreement, which means to participants that, through the supplementary retirement plans, when they retire they could receive a retirement benefit under the rules laid down in the Regulations are bound, thus corresponding, the primary goals of the Foundation.

Legg Mason

Since its founding in 1899, Legg Mason has evolved into one of the largest asset management firms in the world, serving individual and institutional investors on six continents. Today’s Legg Mason is a globally diversified family of independent investment managers who are each widely recognized for their specialized expertise, commitment to long term performance and outstanding client service. The distinctive Legg Mason “multi-manager” business model provides clients with a broad spectrum of investment solutions across asset classes, geographies and channels. Legg Mason’s corporate services include global retail distribution, capital management, as well as fiduciary and governance oversight. The diversification and balance of Legg Mason have fueled the company’s performance over its twenty nine year history as a public company.​

London Pension Fund Authority

​The London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) is one of the largest Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) in the UK.  The LPFA has a long-standing commitment to responsible investment (RI).  Our Board is mindful of its fiduciary duty to obtain the best possible financial return on the Fund’s investments within a suitable degree of risk, but believes that a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues is entirely consistent with this duty.  Our RI objective is to use our influence as a large institutional investor to encourage responsible long-term behaviour in the companies in which we invest and through the mandates we give to our fund managers.  The LPFA has a particular focus on investment opportunities arising from ESG issues, the integration of RI considerations into our investment decision-making, fund manager monitoring and collaboration with other pension funds.


​Since 1942, the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS) has helped public employees prepare for retirement. The System's contributing members include teachers, state, county, and municipal employees, legislators, judges, and those who work for other public entities. In addition to our active members, many public sector retirees and their beneficiaries receive monthly benefits from retirement plans offered by MainePERS. The System also administers Disability Retirement, Group Life Insurance, and MaineSTART, a tax-deferred retirement savings program. Administration of these programs includes financial administration, investment administration, recordkeeping of members' work and compensation data, and administration of retirement-related services provided to members, employers and retirees.  MainePERS has over $12 billion in assets under management.


​Mobimo Holding AG was established in 1999 in Lucerne and has been listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since 2005. The Mobimo Group has an attractive portfolio mix of investment properties providing stable income and development properties offering extensive value enhancement potential. Investments are targeted mainly in the promising locations of Zurich and Lausanne/Geneva and in the Basel, Lucerne/Zug, Aarau and St. Gallen economic regions. With a real estate portfolio that has an overall value of about CHF 2.4 billion, Mobimo is one of the leading real estate companies in Switzerland. The portfolio contains development properties with an investment volume of more than CHF 1 billion up to 2015.

Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services.  The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 42 countries.   Through its Global Sustainable Finance group, Morgan Stanley seeks to support sustainable businesses and financing models that target positive social and/or environmental impact.  For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit

National Australia Bank
NEI Investments

​NEI Investments (NEI) is a mutual fund company that makes excellent, independent portfolio managers accessible to Canadian retail investors through two award-winning fund families: Northwest Funds and Ethical Funds. With true active management and a relentless, disciplined focus on risk management, NEI strives to deliver strong returns and peace of mind to investors as they work toward their financial goals and a secure future. In addition to offering smart investment choices through some of the best portfolio managers in the industry, we take special pride in our commitment to providing the highest level of service, expertise and support to investors and to the financial advisors who serve them. NEI is also home to Canada’s largest team of in-house socially responsible investing specialists who, as our ESG Services Team, provide environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysis to portfolio managers of socially responsible investments, including NEI’s own Ethical Funds. NEI is a fully Canadian company, owned 50% by Desjardins Group and 50% by the Provincial Credit Union Centrals. This backing of experience and support provides NEI with stability and the resources to actively pursue business growth through credit unions and independent financial advisors across Canada.

Neuberger Berman

​Established in 1939, Neuberger Berman is one of the world’s leading private, independent asset management companies. With approximately 1,700 employees, including more than 400 investment professionals, Neuberger Berman is a leader in providing a broad range of global investment solutions – equity, fixed income, and alternatives – to institutions and individuals through customized separately managed accounts and funds. As of December 31, 2012, the firm manages over $205 billion in assets for individuals, families, and institutions.

New York State Common Retirement Fund

​The New York State Common Retirement Fund is the third largest pension fund in the United States, holding $176.8 billion in audited net assets in trust for pension benefits on behalf of over 3,000 State and local government participating employers and more than one million members, retirees and beneficiaries.  As a long-term investor, the Fund has a robust diversification investment approach, capitalizing on market opportunities and weathering market ups and downs.

Nordea Investment Management

​Nordea's vision is to be a Great European bank, acknowledged for its people, creating superior value for customers and shareholders. We are making it possible for our customers to reach their goals by providing a wide range of products, services and solutions within banking, asset management and insurance. Nordea has around 11 million customers, approx. 1,400 branch offices and is among the ten largest universal banks in Europe in terms of total market capitalisation. The Nordea share is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm, Helsinki and Copenhagen. We believe that responsible business leads to sustainable results and want to be part of a sustainable future for generations to come.

Norges Bank Investment Management

​Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) is the asset management unit of the Norwegian central bank (Norges Bank). NBIM manages the Government Pension Fund Global (often referred to as the Norwegian oil fund) and most of Norges Bank's foreign exchange reserves. The Government Pension Fund Global was set up in 1990 as a fiscal policy tool to support long-term management of Norway’s petroleum revenue. NBIM manages the fund on behalf of the Ministry of Finance, which owns the fund on behalf of the Norwegian people. The ministry determines the fund’s investment strategy, following advice from among others NBIM and discussions in Parliament. The fund only invests outside of Norway. The ministry regularly transfers petroleum revenue to the fund, which is invested in international equity and fixed-income markets and real estate. The aim is to have a diversified investment mix that will give the highest possible risk-adjusted return within the guidelines set by the ministry. The fund seeks to take advantage of its long-term outlook and considerable size to generate high returns and safeguard Norway’s wealth for future generations. In addition to headquarters in Oslo, NBIM has offices in London, New York, Shanghai and Singapore. NBIM has more than 320 employees from 26 nations.

Overlook Investments Limited

​Overlook Investments Limited (“Overlook”) is an independent fund
management company founded in 1991, by Richard H. Lawrence, Jr. Overlook manages a single fund, The Overlook Partners Fund L.P. (“The Partnership”), a Cayman Island exempted limited partnership, established in 1992 to invest in public equity markets throughout Asia, excluding Japan and India.

The Partnership is the sole investment vehicle of Overlook Investments Limited and has over USD3.7 billion in net assets.
The Partnership’s successful 23 year history is based on the consistent execution of The Overlook Model.

​Petros is the second largest pension fund in Brazil, with R$ 67,7 billion in assets and is one of the pioneers in private (complementary) pension market in the country. Its main goal is to maintain the participants' standard of living by paying the complementary pension when they retire, ensuring a future of peace and security.

As a reference pension fund, Petros pays benefits for their participants punctually since its inception. In order to do that, Petros invests the participants' assets with responsibility, competence and transparency. Petros is a nonprofitable foundation, and the achieved profitability is reverted to the pension plans, which indirectly means Petros' own participants. There is not any other shareholders being remunerated than the participants themselves.

In spite of having Petrobras as its main sponsor, Petros is a multiemployer pension organization and also administers pension plans for other companies, associations, unions or professional councils.

PFA Pension

​Founded in 1904, even before the official social security in Brazil, Previ - Welfare Fund for Employees of Banco do Brazil is the largest pension fund in Latin America with US$ 71,735 Billion  in assets (status in Dec/2013). It is a closed pension fund and its participants are employees of Banco do Brazil and employees of PREVI itself. The institution works to ensure these additional participants to the Official Social Security retirement benefits in order to contribute to the quality of life of members and their dependents.

The PREVI’s funds are essentially a personal and employer contributions, plus other special contributions provided for in the Statute or specific instrument. These funds are invested in a diversified way, according to the Investment Policy, which is carefully reviewed annually, according to the need of each Benefit Plan.
RBC Global Asset Management

​RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) is the asset management division of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), and includes institutional money managers BlueBay Asset Management and Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management. RBC GAM is a provider of global investment management services and solutions to individual, high-net-worth and institutional investors through mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, hedge funds, pooled funds, separate accounts and specialty investment strategies. RBC GAM group of companies manage more than C$335 billion in assets (as at April 30, 2014) and have approximately 1,200 employees located across Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia.

Real Grandeza

​Created on August 5, 1971 by Furnas Centrais Elétricas with the basic purpose to ensure pension benefits in addition to the official social security for its employees and former employees, Real Grandeza Fundação de Previdência e Assistência Social (“REAL GRANDEZA”) is a non-profit closed complementary social security entity. Today, it also provides pension benefits for employees and former employees of Eletronuclear and employees of REAL GRANDEZA’s own staff, in addition to managing a health care plan offered to all its beneficiaries. 

Their activities are regulated by the National Superintendence for Complementary Social Security (Previc), by the National Regulatory Agency for Private Health Insurance and Plans (ANS), by its bylaws and by regulations of their plans. 

The assets managed by REAL GRANDEZA consist of contributions made by the sponsors and the participants, as well as the income earned by investing the resources in the financial and real estate markets. 

With financial assets that amounted to R$ 11 billion, approximately, at the end of 2013, REAL GRANDEZA is the tenth largest pension fund in assets in Brazil, according to Abrapp (Brazilian Association of Pension Funds).

Rockefeller & Co.

​Rockefeller & Co., Inc. is a global asset management and investment advisory firm based in New York City.  Our clients consist of wealthy families, family offices, trusts, foundations, endowments and other institutions. We use a bottom up, fundamental approach to equity investing.  Rockefeller was an early pioneer in sustainability and impact (“S&I”) investing, having started a program for members of the Rockefeller Family in 1977 through the predecessor family office. Our S&I approach is to invest in sustainable companies and to have an impact. We incorporate environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) criteria into our investment decision-making process. Our strategy has evolved while maintaining true to our heritage; we invest in mid- to large-cap global public companies and small U.S. companies that meet a set of financial and ESG criteria. In summary, our S&I strategy employs a research-based and disciplined approach to investing, assessing, screening, proxy voting and shareholder engagement that is designed to encourage company management to improve certain business practices for the betterment of all stakeholders. We invest with a focus on returns and use our principles as our guide

Sampension KP Livsforsikring A/S

​Sampension administers pensions for almost 300,000 people. Most customers are employed in the municipal and state sectors, but also some private sector employees have their pension at Sampension through an occupational pension scheme. Sampension has total assets of about 185 billion. DKK and is Denmark's third largest pension fund.


​At Schroders, asset management is our business and our goals are completely aligned with those of our clients - the creation of long-term value. We manage £182.2 billion (EUR 211.6 billion/$283.9 billion) on behalf of institutional and retail investors, financial institutions and high net worth clients from around the world, invested in a broad range of asset classes across equities, fixed income and alternatives. We employ 2905 talented people worldwide operating from 32 offices in 25 different countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East, close to the markets in which we invest and close to our clients. Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.

Scottish Widows Investment Partnership
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc.

​Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc. is a leading provider of Property & Casualty insurance in Japan and its holding company, Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Holdings, Inc., is a comprehensive service provider group for risk consulting, asset management and healthcare business, etc. As a long-time leader in CSR, the Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Group strongly commits to build a sustainable society focusing on its own CSR material issues such as climate change, sustainable and responsible finance.

The company is regularly recognized for our efforts to sustainability. Recent awards are “Bronze Class 2014” of the RobecoSAM Sustainability Award, “Prime” status by Oekom Research in 2014, and “2014 World’s Most Ethical Companies” by Ethisphere Institute for the 4th consecutive year, and “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World” in 2009 and 201, etc.
Standard Chartered

​Standard Chartered is a leading international banking group. It has operated for over 150 years in some of the world's most dynamic markets and earns around 90 per cent of its income and profits in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. This geographic focus and commitment to developing deep relationships with clients and customers has driven the Bank’s growth in recent years. Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong stock exchanges as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India. With 1,700 offices in 70 markets, the Group offers exciting and challenging international career opportunities for 87,000 staff. It is committed to building a sustainable business over the long term and is trusted worldwide for upholding high standards of corporate governance, social responsibility, environmental protection and employee diversity. Standard Chartered’s heritage and values are expressed in its brand promise, ‘Here for good’.

Sustainable Insight Capital Management

​Sustainable Insight Capital Management (“SICM”) is an investment management firm that combines a disciplined alpha-generating process while integrating sustainable environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles. Founded by a recognized Management Team in the sustainable and climate change space, SICM is striving to create the leading sustainable asset management platform.

The convergence of macro trends, such as demographics, climate change, globalization and resource scarcity, is leading investors to consider sustainable investing as a way to manage uncertainty in a time of profound change.  Sustainable investing involves encouraging corporate practices that promote environmental stewardship, consumer protection, human rights, and diversity.  Please visit to learn more.

TD Asset Management

​With more than 200 people and offices in Canada and the U.S., TD Asset Management (TDAM) provides a wide range of institutional solutions and services to pension plan sponsors, corporations, institutions, endowments, foundations and high net worth individuals who choose us for our expertise and strength in portfolio management.

At TDAM, we collaborate with investors to develop progressive investment solutions and implement them with foresight and discipline. Our success is the result of continuous innovation, lasting client relationships and exceptional individuals working in integrated teams.

TDAM takes a long-term perspective in our duty to act in the best interests of our clients. In this fiduciary role, we believe that environmental, social, governance (ESG) issues should be taken into deliberation and where possible and appropriate, integrate these factors as part of our investment decision-making process. The goal is still to seek better risk-adjusted returns for clients in a manner that is consistent with our fiduciary obligations and clients' evolving investment and corporate objectives.

Terra Alpha Investments LLC

Terra Alpha Investments LLC was formed in 2014. We work to demonstrate that sustainable environmental business practices will enhance long-term returns for investors and advocate for an increased focus on environmental productivity across the global economic system. We invest in attractively valued companies whose business models demonstrate that sustainable business practices enhance long-term real investment returns. And we advocate for more rapid adoption of environmentally productive business practices and for the incorporation of environmental productivity measures in the mainstream investment community.

The RBS Group

​The RBS Group is a large international banking and financial services company, headquartered in the UK in Edinburgh. The Group operates in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Americas and Asia, serving more than 40 million customers worldwide, including 25 million in the UK. RBS Group's banking network in the UK includes a comprehensive range of services for personal customers including current accounts, mortgages, loans, savings and investments. Through our corporate and commercial arms, RBS caters for small, medium and large enterprises and can provide the full range of finance, investment and advisory services for these organisations. RBS offers an extensive range of investment banking services, through our Markets and International Banking division, including risk management, debt advisory, debt capital markets, interest rate, currency, credit, equities, foreign exchange, commodities, treasury and investment products.

The Wellcome Trust
University of California

​Founded in 1869, the University of California is the largest public university in the United States. The Office of the Chief Investment Officer of the Regents (OCIO) manages approximately $91 billion in assets on behalf of the University’s more than 244,000 students, 138,000 faculty and staff, 10 campuses, three national labs, five medical centers and a collection of agricultural and natural resources centers. The OCIO manages the endowment, pension, retirement savings and working capital assets of the University. The OCIO invests globally and across an array of assets including public equity, fixed income, real estate, private equity, absolute return, and real assets.


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Emanuele Fanelli
Senior Vice President - Investor Initiatives | +44 (0) 20 3818 3961

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