Active Ownership annual report

Active ownership means working to bring about real, positive change to create sustainable value for our clients. Our annual Corporate Governance report details how we achieved this in 2018.

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Environment

More resolutions on climate change supported at key US votes than any of the 10 largest asset managers

Society

Over 100 UK board chairs voted against due to gender diversity concerns – LGIM’s largest number ever to date
 

Governance

At key US votes on executive pay, LGIM opposed 28% of proposals vs an average of 7% among the 10 largest asset managers

Global engagement to enhance long-term value

Our Corporate Governance team’s objective is to raise the standards of the companies and markets in which we invest on behalf of our clients.

The 14-strong team encourage the companies in which our clients invest to develop resilient strategies, think longer-term and consider their stakeholders. They also work towards raising wider market standards, policies and regulations in order to make the financial system more sustainable.

Learn about the team and what they do

Responsible investment - our capabilities

We seek to embed the principles of responsible investing across our entire business, through active ownership, long-term thematic analysis and the integration of environmental, social and governance considerations in our investment processes.

Learn more about the team and their work

Find out more about LGIM’s engagement activity.

Active ownership in 2019

A discussion with Sacha Sadan, Director of Corporate Governance, and Meryam Omi, Head of Sustainability and Responsible Investment Strategy, on the report’s key takeaways.

An overview of Corporate Governance at LGIM

An animated introduction to the team, which shows what they do – and why they do it.

LGIM’s Climate Impact Pledge: The results so far

An article in which we ‘name and fame’ companies that are taking real, positive action to meet one of the defining challenges of our era.