Engagement for all investors

Amundi pools the best of the Group’s capabilities to advise and work alongside asset owners in their “responsible” approach.  

 

 

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01| Engagement for influence: accompanying issuers to better practices

Reflecting the continuous dialogue between Amundi and companies, our engagement for influence aims to support companies in taking into account environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues on specific themes, which are often controversial or subjected to a strong legislative momentum.

Since 2013, our team of ESG analysts has been particularly active on 6 themes:

  • Respect for human rights in the oil and mining sectors
  • The fight against food waste in the agri-food and retail sectors
  • The responsible exercise of influencing practices of pharmaceutical companies and the automotive industry
  • Conflict minerals
  • The environmental impact of coal in the electricity generation sector
  • Child labor in the cocoa and tobacco industry
  • These works are subject to an engagement report published annually by the ESG Analysis and Corporate Governance team.
An active support to collective initiatives

Supporting collective initiatives is also a way to spread ESG best practices. Amundi actively supports more than twenty initiatives, including the PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment), Finance for Tomorrow, the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) and the Green Bond Principles.

02 | Vote and shareholder dialogue: fully playing our role as an involved shareholder

For Amundi, the financial performance of companies can only be sustainable in a long-term vision. It is through this framework of analysis that Amundi fully plays its role as a shareholder, particularly in the exercise of its voting rights and shareholder dialogue.

15% OF OPPOSITION VOTES

Source: Amundi  report«  Dialogue and Voting 2017 »

233 PRE-AGM ENGAGEMENTS

Source: Amundi report «  Dialogue and Voting 2017 »

2,540 AGMs FOR 32,443 RESOLUTIONS VOTED ON

Source: Amundi ‘s report «  Dialogue and voting 2017 »

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ESG: Amundi’s 3-year action plan

An ambitious action plan to strengthen responsible investment.

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Responsible investment offering

A wide range of responsible solutions from open-ended funds to tailor-made Responsible Investment.

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Environment initiatives

Bring the fight against climate change accessible to all investors.

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Social Initiatives

Social impact innovative solutions reaching financial performance objectives.

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Responsible Investing: our commitment

Acting as a responsible financial institution is a core commitment of Amundi’s development strategy.

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Documentation

ESG, Climate, Engagement & Vote

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1*Source: Amundi, data as of December 2018. 

2Source: Extel – SRI & SUSTAINABILITY SURVEY June 2018

3Source: UN PRI, United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment 2018

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