Climate change is rapidly transforming the world as we know it. As an asset manager, we believe we have an important role to play in creating a better and more sustainable future for investors and society.
We believe our quantitative heritage and data-driven culture puts us in a unique position to assist our clients in reducing the systemic risk of climate change whilst identifying opportunities in the transition towards a low carbon economy.
We provide intelligent climate solutions by combining fundamental research with a rigorous, data-driven approach to climate integration, whilst also leveraging climate expertise from across the firm.
UK Stewardship Code
We are delighted to be part of the first wave of signatories to the inaugural UK Stewardship Code. We are continuing to build out our stewardship capabilities, and strongly believe that an increased focus on active ownership will enable us to realise long-term sustainable value across our strategies and for our clients. More info on the announcement and list of signatories can be found on www.frc.org.uk.
As a proud signatory of the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment, Man Group views environmental, social and governance (‘ESG’) analysis as a fundamental part of investment risk management.
At Man Group we take our stewardship responsibilities seriously. Our stewardship activity is guided by our commitment to the UK Stewardship Code and our Responsible Investment Engagement Framework sets our approach to shareholder engagement and proxy voting.
Our approach to stewardship extends across three distinct dimensions:
Collaborative engagement with leading organisations. We define engagement as constructive and pruposeful dialogue with companies on material risks tied to ESG issues.
Fund-Level portfolio manager led engagement with portfolio company management.
We support the Say on Climate initiative
Man Group’s Stewardship and Active Ownership team oversees all proxy voting activity at the firm level. We have developed an enhanced ESG proxy voting policy that goes beyond your typical policy by applying specific overlays that represent the core principle of good governance.
Man Group Voting Statistics 2022
Man Group Voting Statistics 2018 - 2021
- Global Proxy Voting Summary Report - Full Year
- Global Proxy Voting Summary Report - Q4
- Global Proxy Voting Summary Report - Q3
- Global Proxy Voting Summary Report - Q2
- Global Proxy Voting Summary Report - Q1
Expectations around responsible investing are rising across the investment industry, but there remains little consensus on definitions and applications. We attempt to bring some structure to this debate as it applies to equity hedge funds.
Listen to Jason Mitchell discuss with Dr. Ratna Sahay, IMF Senior Advisor on Gender, about what’s at stake when we talk about gender disparities.
Listen to Jason Mitchell discuss with Professor Thomas Hale, Oxford University, about what’s at stake in net zero commitments and how to fix the carbon offset market.