Responsible Investment Leader 2022
We are thrilled that for the second year running, Stewart Investors has been recognised as a Responsible Investment Leader 2022 by the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA).
Being a Responsible Investment Leader recognises our commitment to responsible investing; our explicit consideration of environmental, social and governance factors in investment decision making, our strong and collaborative stewardship; and our transparency in reporting activity, including the societal and environmental outcomes being achieved.
Responsible Investment Leaders are investment managers that achieve a score of 15 out of 20 or above on RIAA’s Responsible Investment Scorecard, as captured and assessed for the annual Australia Responsible Investment Benchmark Report.
RIAA’s Responsible Investment Scorecard consists of 15 questions, covering four key areas, or pillars:
- Pillar 1: Coverage of and commitment to responsible investing and transparency;
- Pillar 2: Enhancing risk management through explicit and systematic consideration of ESG factors and other screens, including reporting of these;
- Pillar 3: Being strong stewards for more sustainable and resilient assets and markets; and
- Pillar 4: Allocating capital to benefit stakeholders and contribute to solutions as well as measurement and reporting of outcomes.
You can read more about the findings of RIAA's Responsible Investment Benchmark Report 2022 below.
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