Our three-part process enhances our research by integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
HOW IT WORKS
Why integrate ESG?
Because it enhances our research.
Watch this video and learn how:
Jessica Ground, global head of ESG, explains how the three parts of our ESG process — Research & Investment Frameworks, Monitoring Process, and Engagement & Proxy Voting — naturally fit into The Capital System™ .
the capital system
Analysis of material ESG issues, alongside other considerations, helps us identify investment risks and opportunities. They can be, but are not necessarily, determinative to an investment decision.
RESEARCH & INVESTMENT FRAMEWORKS
What's material for one isn't material for all
We have developed 30+ sector-specific investment frameworks that distill our thinking on material ESG issues, brought to life with 45+ data sources.
As one of the world’s largest active managers, we have long-standing relationships with company management that allow us to have meaningful dialogue about managing material ESG risks and opportunities.
Our investment group had 830+ ESG-related engagements across 500 companies in 2022.
Investment professionals partner with our stewardship team to ensure companies hear consistent messages.
ESG engagement goals and discussion outcomes are documented to measure progress.
Our dedicated team analyses each proxy with final outcomes decided by investment professionals.
Capital Group stewardship report
Find real-world examples of our engagement and proxy voting efforts.