Responsible investing

Actively designing solutions for the future.

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Responsible investment services

 

KEY BENEFITS TO OUR RESPONSIBLE INVESTING APPROACH

We reflect what matters most to you and your investment goals through a robust, integrated process.

AN INTEGRATED APPROACH

We believe that responsible investing is intelligent investing. As a result, we have integrated material environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into those relevant investment practices, including research, portfolio management and active ownership.

In addition, our investment experts are well-versed in responsible investing across the globe. We continue to enhance our process to embrace responsible investing at Russell Investments.

BEYOND THE STANDARD

Our investment approach identifies asset characteristics that are most relevant to your investment needs. We can focus on exposures that are not only sustainable but also material to your investments, enabling you to go beyond the standard.

This results in innovative best practice solutions designed to help you reach your investment goals.

ACTIVELY EVOLVING

We are committed to adapting our approach to be at the forefront of the changing global landscape. We proactively enhance our practices to align with client needs, regulatory changes and market conditions, constantly evolving to bring market-leading solutions.

We strive to employ a firmwide, holistic, ESG-integrated approach

Active management

Manager ranks, portfolio construction, sustainability risk management

Research

Strategy development, metrics and reporting, industry analysis and climate change

Culture and process

Corporate values, diversity and inclusion, sustainability work practices and community involvement

Stewardship

Proxy voting, engagement and collaborative initiatives

RESPONSIBLE INVESTING SOLUTIONS

Designing forward-thinking, sophisticated responsible investment solutions that reflect what matters most to you and your investment goals.

 

DOING WELL WHILE DOING GOOD

Development of portfolios with more optimal responsible investing exposure. This includes portfolios which incorporate allocations to higher material ESG scores or to impact investing.


ESG-THEMED STRATEGIES

If you are seeking a specific portfolio outcome, our team can work with you to implement ESG-focused investment strategies, such as decarbonisation or social capital, to pursue your desired objective.


MANAGING EXCLUSIONS

We aim to can ensure that required and requested portfolio exclusions are managed to minimise unintended exposures while still aligning to investment objectives.

FEATURED FUND

Global Low Carbon Equity Fund

The Russell Investments Global Low Carbon Equity Fund provides investors with global equity market beta but with substantially lower carbon and fossil fuel exposure.



RESPONSIBLE INVESTING RESOURCES

Insights and reports

Environment, social and governance risks are financial risks

We share three proof points of the value-add associated with ESG awareness and integration, and analyse the importance of considering ESG risks both in the security selection process and the asset manager selection process.

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2020 ESG manager survey: Turning up the volume

Have ESG factors increased or decreased in importance? Our survey of active managers assesses the integration of ESG considerations in investment processes.  

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How investors can practically incorporate more ESG into their portfolios

Many investors acknowledge and believe in why ESG investing is important and may also understand what ESG incorporation methods are out there. But now the real struggle is how do you begin to incorporate ESG into your portfolio?

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Reports and research

 

For questions, contact Daniel:

Daniel Greyling 
Director, Strategic Partnerships


dgreyling@russellinvestments.com

+612 9229 5234