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Our approach to holistic returns means we are committed to delivering excellent
long-term investment performance and stewardship, while improving the lives of many.

We are an asset manager with a difference. We believe that, while our primary purpose is helping beneficiaries retire better by providing world class active investment management and stewardship services, our role goes further. We believe we have a duty to deliver holistic returns - outcomes for our clients that go far beyond the financial and consider the impact our decisions have on society, the environment and the wider world. Our goal is to help people invest better, retire better and create a better society for all.

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    Aiming to generate outcomes that benefit people, the planet and investors through engagement aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Across our products ESG integration, world-class engagement, growing wealth and sustainability helps us to achieve outcomes beyond performance. 

  • Investing in King’s Cross with a strong ethos of community provision: new schools, public parks and open spaces.

  • Improving workplace conditions and using renewable energy has improved the quality of this clothing manufacturer.

  • Engaging with a leading Chinese dairy producer on better governance and operations, supporting an improvement in its milk quality and ability to capture growth opportunities in new markets.

  • Investing into North Manchester is contributing to the economic and cultural transformation in the city centre.

  • Successful pressure for board reform at a Brazilian global oil giant has led to a strategic turnaround and strengthened corporate governance.

  • Investing in companies that are listening to our influence in implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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