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SDG Engagement Equity: 2018 Annual Report

Launched in January 2018, the Hermes SDG Engagement Equity Fund has the dual purpose of delivering attractive returns and measurable real-world impact.

In the SDG Engagement Equity 2018 Annual Report, we reflect on our first year and explain how, as long-term investors, we target both traditional financial performance goals as well as aiming for positive and environmental change by engaging with companies to help deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).   

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Go to the source: ESG integration in SMID equities
To accurately capture the ESG risks of small- and mid-cap stocks, investors should analyse the companies themselves.
Taking a localised approach to engagement
Taking a tailored approach when engaging with companies across countries and industries
Advancing the human capital agenda
The success of a business is aligned to the satisfaction of employees
Five misconceptions of company engagement
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Mind the gap: confronting pay disparity in healthcare
Women outnumber men in the nursing profession by 10 to 1, but they earn 10% less than them.
Hermes SDG Engagement Equity: progress made in our first year
Impact investing and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have gained more prominence in the investment industry. Both appeal to investors who are not only sustainability-minded but also performance-driven: they recognise that positive social and environmental outcomes and long-term investment rewards are compatible.