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Global Equity ESG: H1 2020 Report

Combining attractive fundamentals and good or improving environmental, social and governance (ESG) characteristics, the Federated Hermes Global Equity ESG Fund targets innovative companies that anticipate tomorrow’s challenges today.

ESG momentum: unlocking hidden value over the long-term

As the world continues its fight against the coronavirus pandemic, we continue to focus on the long-term merits of a diverse range of companies with durable business models that look attractive from multiple perspectives and have good or improving ESG characteristics. Our H1 2020 report explains our investment philosophy, examines our engagement highlights and ESG outcomes, and provides case studies illustrating how we integrate ESG and engagement into our investment process. 

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Lessons from the EU: Development of the UK’s green taxonomy
The UK is in a strong position to leverage the significant effort that has gone into creating the EU Taxonomy, whilst adapting the framework to suit the UK market where necessary
Global Equity ESG Fund: H1 Report, 2021
We continue to focus on the transition to a more sustainable economy, which we view as an exceptional market opportunity as awareness grows of sustainability issues and opportunities.
Direct lending: how senior is your debt?
Private credit is broadly described as non-bank lending where the debt is not issued or traded on public markets.
Credit Pulse: market update – 15 October 2021
In our latest Credit Pulse, we look at how sustainability is managed within our fixed income offering.
SDG Engagement Equity commentary: Samsonite
Over the period of our investment, we have met extensively with management to discuss issues of interest and have been encouraged by the progress made.
SDG Engagement High Yield Credit commentary: Millicom
When engaging a telecoms company with services in emerging markets, we examine said company’s strategy in relation to the SDGs