Morningstar is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The Company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the debt and private capital markets. Morningstar provides data and research insights on a wide range of investment offerings, including managed investment products, publicly listed companies, private capital markets, debt securities, and real-time global market data. Morningstar also offers investment management services through its investment advisory subsidiaries, with approximately $215 billion in assets under advisement and management as of Sept. 30, 2020. The Company has operations in 29 countries. For more information, visit www.morningstar.com/company/esg-investing, www.morningstar.com/en-uk/lp/esg-policy-eu-action-plan and www.morningstar.co.uk Follow Morningstar on Twitter @MorningstarInc.
Federated Hermes is guided by the conviction that responsible investing is the best way to create long-term wealth. We provide specialised capabilities across equity, fixed income and private markets, in addition to multi-asset strategies and liquidity-management solutions. Through pioneering stewardship services, we engage companies on strategic and sustainability concerns to promote investors’ long-term performance and fiduciary interests. Our goals are to help individuals invest and retire better, help clients achieve better risk-adjusted returns, and to contribute to positive outcomes in the wider world. All activities previously carried out by Hermes Investment Management now form the international business of Federated Hermes.
BNP Paribas Asset Management is the investment management arm of BNP Paribas, one of the world’s major financial institutions. Managing EUR 474 billion(1) in assets as at 31 March 2021, BNP Paribas Asset Management offers a comprehensive range of active, passive and quantitative investment solutions covering a broad spectrum of asset classes and regions. With nearly 500(2) investment professionals and around 500(2) client servicing specialists, BNP Paribas Asset Management serves individual, corporate and institutional investors in 712 countries around the world. Since 2002, BNP Paribas Asset Management has been a major player in sustainable and responsible investing.
(1) Source: Managing and advising EUR 609 billion as of 31 March 2021(2) Source: BNP Paribas Asset Management, as of 31 March 2021
Triodos Investment Management (Triodos IM) is a globally active impact investor. We see impact investing as a driving force in the transition to a green, inclusive and resilient economy.
We have built up in-depth knowledge throughout our 25+ years of impact investing in sectors such as Energy and Climate, Financial Inclusion and Sustainable Food and Agriculture. Triodos IM also invests in listed companies that support sustainable solutions for the future. Assets under management as per end of December 2020: EUR 5.4 billion.
Triodos IM is a wholly owned subsidiary of Triodos Bank, a leading expert in sustainable banking.
We are a group of passionate individuals who want to help drive change in the investment industry.
We have a keen interest in ethical investing, want to share our expertise, connect with like-minded individuals, and contribute to the evolution of ethical investment approaches.
Through monthly events, weekly newsletters, and roundtables we aim to further the importance, understanding, and role of sustainable investing within the investment management industry.
Our network is a space for debate, discussion, and reflection.
We aim to educate, challenge, and combine our expertise to assist investment managers, investors, and existing initiatives in achieving a more ethical and sustainable world.