The information and links contained on this web page describe the different approaches to ESG used worldwide by Russell Investments. It does not describe the specific practices used by Russell Investments in Canada, or by any mutual fund available to Canadian investors. At this time, only the Russell Investments ESG Global Equity Pool uses ESG as a principal investment strategy. Please see the simplified prospectus for additional information.

2022 ESG Manager Survey

The ESG journey accelerates

Our annual ESG manager survey, now in its eighth year, assesses the integration of ESG considerations in investment processes among equity, fixed income and private markets managers.

Past ESG Manager Surveys

2021 ESG Manager Survey

The red flag is raised on climate risk

The annual survey has evolved over the years, enabling deeper insights into trends and into how attitudes toward responsible investing have changed since it launched in 2015. The results from our 2021 survey indicate that there is an amplified focus on climate risk and a strong commitment to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

2020 ESG Manager Survey

Turning up the volume

Have ESG factors increased or decreased in importance? Our 2020 annual ESG survey of active managers assesses the integration of ESG considerations in investment processes among equity, fixed income and private markets managers.

What is the ESG Survey?

We survey hundreds of firms from the active management industry, across equity, fixed income and private markets to under how asset managers are integrating ESG considerations in their investment process.

Yoshie Phillips

Yoshie Phillips, CFA


Related insights and reports

Chess pieces in green and white

The globally recognized United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) provides the best practices to challenge investors to incorporate these factors in their investment decision making.

PRI assessment methodology

A fan of silver leaves

With ESG issues becoming front-and-center for corporations worldwide, we believe that a second, more challenging era for ESG investors has dawned.

Net zero by 2050 commitment | Russell Investments

Read our firm's announcement to managing carbon-neutral portfolios by 2050.

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

Whether you're driven by personal or stakeholder values, you aim to mitigate risk or simply need to comply with regulation, our approach to responsible investment integrates with what matters most.

Our Responsible investing beliefs