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Hermes SDG Engagement Equity Fund - H1 2019 report

The Hermes SDG Engagement Equity Fund targets investment outperformance and social and environmental impacts that help deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). What progress did we achieve through our engagements in the first half of 2019?

Our H1 2019 report assesses our recent efforts in aiming to fulfil the Fund’s purpose of outperforming through SDG-aligned impact, providing insights that feature:

  • The role of stock selection in beating our benchmark in H1
  • Engagement progress, including completed objectives, and our exposure to the 17 SDGs
  • How we are working with and challenging tech companies to improve workplace diversity

We also show a global snapshot of our engagement activity and the carbon footprint of our portfolio.

More Insights

Trawling for trash: why we are engaging for sustainable oceans
More than 8m tonnes of plastic dumped in our oceans every year.
SDG Engagement Equity: 2018 Annual Report
We worked with 52 companies on 195 engagement actions supporting the delivery of the SDGs
The (new) working world
Part I: Getting to work on SDG 8