Our Emerging Markets Engagement service helps investors to manage the ESG risks associated with investing in companies operating in these markets. The aim is to reduce ESG-related risks by helping companies focus on the right issues to improve ESG risk management and increase long-term value.
Key Features and Benefits
Engagement with High Risk Companies
The engagement is focused on the material ESG issues in the companies with the highest unmanaged ESG risks.
Reduce ESG Risk
Reduce your exposure to ESG risks by having us engage companies in a constructive dialogue.
Access timely insights based on our most recent research and company meetings.
Established Engagement Process
Rely on an established process with clear engagement objectives and continuously updated information.
Positive Engagement Stories
Leverage engagement reports and case studies to improve client and beneficiary communications.
Negative Outlook Flagged
A non-responsive company that ignores ESG issues will be flagged as a case with a potential negative outlook.
1. Portfolio Management
The engagement program focuses on high-risk holdings in client portfolios with the aim to support ESG risk management.
2. ESG Integration
The assessment of responses and progress in addressing ESG risks and opportunities can be used as input into investment decisions.
Engagement demonstrates a commitment to being a responsible steward of clients’ assets.
Material ESG issues are addressed that may end up on the company's
AGM agenda and the engagement case information can thus be used to support
5. Impact Reporting
Engagement cases are tracked consistently, enabling investors to report progress on change objectives to clients and/or beneficiaries. Engagement is also mapped against the Sustainable Development Goals to ease reporting.
6. Compliance with International Guidelines
Engagement is a requirement for responsible investors, according to guidelines by the PRI and the OECD.
Online Access to Real-Time Insights
Easily access the following information on our online portal.
1. Summary of material risks
A quick overview of the most material ESG issues facing the company.
The Engagement Manager's observations and analysis of the case.
3. Case information
High-level case information with a rating of the company's response and progress towards resolving the issue.
4. Engagement information
The change objective(s) with a list of milestones achieved to date as well as the planned next steps.
5. Company dialogue
A summary of the company dialogue with an archived log of all communications, including meeting minutes.
6. SDG map
An overview of the Sustainable Development Goals addressed by the engagement.
7. Company related items
An overview of alerts and other engagement cases related to the company.