Responsible Investment Affiliations and Initiatives
Fisher Investments Institutional Group (FIIG) takes pride in staying connected to industry groups and the latest responsible investing developments. These connections help build our insight into responsible investing issues, provide us insight into important topics for environmental, social and governance (ESG) investors, and give us a voice to participate in the ongoing responsible investing conversation.
Fisher Investments Participates in the Following Responsible Investment Networks and Initiatives:
UN Global Compact Participant
Led by the United Nations, the UN Global Compact is an initiative based on company commitments to responsible business practises in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and corruption. The Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact help participating businesses demonstrate their responsibility to people and the planet.
Climate Action 100+ Signatory
Climate Action 100+ is an investor-led initiative to engage with the companies on improving climate change governance, cutting emissions and strengthening climate-related disclosures. The initiative’s goal is to ensure that corporate greenhouse gas emitters take action on climate change.
Japan’s Stewardship Code
Japan’s Stewardship Code is a set of regulatory guidelines set down by the Financial Services Agency (FSA) to establish the fiduciary duty by institutional investors on behalf of their clients. The Principles inform institutional investors on their responsibilities to enhance long-term returns by improving and fostering companies’ corporate value and sustainable growth.
UK’s Stewardship Code
The UK Stewardship Code sets high stewardship standards for those investing money on behalf of UK savers and pensioners, and those that support them. Stewardship is the responsible allocation, management and oversight of capital to create long-term value for clients and beneficiaries leading to sustainable benefits for the economy, the environment and society.