Our key motivation for considering ESG issues within an investment process is to gain a deeper insight into areas of risk and opportunity that could materially impact the value or performance of an investment. ESG issues are often amplified by macro or external factors. ESG issues are often reflected in regulation associated with particular stakeholder issues, or may pose operational, financial, strategic, reputational or systematic risks to economies, industry sectors, companies or physical assets. View our latest ESG insights, case studies and other resources below.
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Recently I attended the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) conference – RI Aotearoa New Zealand 2021. AMP Capital has long been a key sponsor of this event and it is encouraging to see how much responsible investment has evolved over time. Interest in this form of investment has now grown to the point where responsible investing is “the new normal” and a foundation of good investment practice.
ESG investment insights
- Carbon-Footprint Funds
- Runaway Pay and Conflicts of Interest
- Sharing everything and the last mile: Key social trends changing global real estate
- Is factory farming making us sick?
- CEO Pay: What are CEOs worth?
- Greenhouse gas emissions: Risks and challenges for portfolios
- The ready-made garment sector at crossroads - Bangladesh field trip
- Unconventional gas extraction: Its importance in the transition to a low carbon economy
- The risk of being overweight in all the wrong areas: a review of the food and beverage sector
- ESG - Busting the myths
- Retailers: why their ESG is important to investors
- Assessing climate change risk in the S&P/ASX 200 index and equity portfolios
- ESG: How much value does it add?
- Commercial services sector – struggling with new dynamics
- Transport and ESG – watch out for the bumps along the road
- Environmental, Social and Governance considerations in Infrastructure PPP’s
- ESG consideration in social infrastructure investments
- How greening your property credentials makes good investment sense
- How sustainable are Australian retailers' new sourcing strategies?
- ESG and the media sector: staying clear of the value traps
- Property and Infrastructure case studies
- Why understanding ESG factors makes for better investment decisions
Policies and Investment Guidelines
- AMP Capital ESG philosophy
- AMP Capital's position on Cluster Munitions, Anti-Personnel Landmines, Chemical and Biological Weapons
- AMP Capital's position on Tobacco
- Proxy Voting Policy
- Infrastructure ESG Policy Guidelines
- AMP Capital Real Estate ESG and responsible investment guidelines
- AMP Capital Exclusion List
We actively collaborate with other stakeholders through a variety of industry initiatives to improve corporate governance standards, improve transparency and disclosure and encourage responsible investment practices through the integration of ESG issues including:
- Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
- International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN)
- GRESB - Global ESG Benchmark for Real Estate and Infrastructure
- Asia Corporate Governance Association (ACGA)
- Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA)
- Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC)
- Financial Services Council (FSC)
- ASX Corporate Governance Council
- Emerging Markets Disclosure Project
- Carbon Disclosure Project
- Property Council of Australia
- Green Building Council Australia
- Better Building Partnership (City of Sydney)
- CitySwitch program
- Access to Medicine Foundation
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