Corporate Governance and responsible investment

A long-term steward for our clients

Climate Impact Pledge: Tackling the climate emergency

We’re supporting the companies that lead the way on climate action and taking action with those who lag behind.

Active Ownership annual report

Active ownership means working to bring about real, positive change to create sustainable value for our clients.

What is corporate governance and responsible investment?

As one of the world’s leading investment companies, we believe we have a responsibility, not just to our clients, but to society as a whole.

Stewardship and integration

Stewardship aims to promote the long term success of companies in such a way that the ultimate providers of capital also prosper.

Influencing the debate

Plants and structure

We take action to address key themes and emerging governance and sustainability issues that could impact the value of our clients’ investments.

Policies and voting disclosures

Corporate governance and responsible investment means exercising voting rights, engaging in dialogue with companies to promote best practice and continuing to monitor companies where it leads to protection and the enhancement of shareholder value.

Assessing companies' ESG

LGIM has quantitatively assessed companies across the world on their environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) credentials. To be fully transparent, we have published the outcome of our assessment.


The Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment team performs a highly active role in ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) matters that impact the long-term value of our clients.