At Russell Investments, we believe true sustainable investing is a long-term investment approach that accounts for a wide range of dynamic environmental, social and governance factors.
Whether you are a large superannuation fund or a small for-purpose organisation, there is increasing pressure to determine an investment solution that reflects your organisations’ values, manages risk and meets your investment objectives.
We draw upon our integrated multi-asset capabilities to support our clients in Australia and around the world to navigate the evolving responsible investment agenda.
A+ Grade from PRI
We received an “A+” grade from the PRI, the highest possible, in the eight categories. Encompassing strategy, governance, direct active management, manager selection, manager appointment, and manager monitoring.
We continue to monitor the latest sustainability reporting and measures to adapt our funds in line with the changing global agenda and maintain our client’s portfolios with accurate exposure management.
Responsible investment funds
The Low Carbon Fund provides investors with a sustainable investment solution that supports the management of climate change risk and the transition to a low carbon economy. Designed with Russell Investments’ proprietary decarbonisation strategy, the low carbon fund comprehensively considers the value and measure of carbon, green energy and environmental, social and governance (ESG) objectives.Find out more
The RARI ETF provides investors with a simple, cost-effective and transparent means of accessing an ESG enhanced portfolio of Australian shares. It negatively screens for companies that have significant involvement in activities deemed inconsistent with widely recognised responsible investment objectives an upweights companies that demonstrate positive ESG characteristics.Find out more
Responsible investment services
In this paper, we explore how a standard decarbonisation approach can unintentionally lead to reduced exposure to renewable energy and a reduction in the aggregate ESG profile of a portfolio
Clive Smith, Senior Portfolio Manager for fixed income, addresses some of the common questions investors ask when determining whether to include green bonds within their portfolio
The Divestment Debate
Nicki Ashton provides a perspective on the unintended consequences that occur with using a simplified divestment strategy to the Carbon Underground 200