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Impact Annual Report, 2020

Covid-19 has resulted in a paradigm shift: it has thrown into sharp focus the need for resilient healthcare systems and supply chains, while also highlighting the climate change crisis and workers’ rights issues.

Many of these themes fit with our thematic approach to impact investing. In the Impact Annual Report, 2020, we delve into each of our nine impact investment themes, offering updates relevant to the companies in our portfolio.

Other highlights include:

  • Case studies: We provide three case studies from previous quarterly reports that showcase the work we have done with portfolio companies over the last year.
  • Impact and performance metrics: We give data highlighting the impact companies within our portfolio have delivered over the course of 2020, as per our proprietary Federated Hermes Impact Database. We also compare the performance of our portfolio relative to the MSCI All Country World index.
  • Engagement update: We describe our progress, giving two company-specific examples and statistics around our engagement by theme and voting activity.
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