Category: Politics and Policy

Active ownership: Global engagement to deliver positive change

Active ownership means working to create sustainable value for our clients. Our annual report details how we achieved this in 2019.

The longer-term challenges arising from rapid technological, social and environmental change will not go away. We believe that our industry has a responsibility to do much more to address them.
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We are living through extraordinary times with little precedent in living memory. The coronavirus outbreak presents an immediate threat to the health and livelihoods of people across the world. It has reminded us of just how dependent we all are on each other – and just how important it is to push for resilient, sustainable markets and companies, where employees are valued and rewarded.

At the same time, the longer-term challenges arising from rapid technological, social and environmental change will not go away. We believe that our industry has a responsibility to do much more to address them.

Our ninth annual Active Ownership report outlines the decisive action we are taking, on behalf of our clients, to tackle issues as diverse as climate change and income inequality. In doing so, we are turning Legal & General Group’s vision of inclusive capitalism – where the benefits of economic growth are broadly shared – into a reality.   

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