The Top 5 Misconceptions about Responsible Investing
Responsible investing is to integrate sustainable development within investments.
Responsible investing allows to improve impacts for environmental & human resources in the long run
Amundi is a leading player of responsible investing over many thematics such as carbon footprint reduction, energy transition, green technologies, water sanitation, solidarity-based savings…
A small saver has no enough financial weight to make things happen. Responsible investing only concerns large companies.
Collective management allows to promote best practices in terms of Sustainable Development toward large, mid and small companies.
At Amundi, we are convinced that Asset Managers have an essential role to play in this exchange. Amundi is particularly distinguished by an active and committed voting policy at general meetings of companies.
Responsible investing is only a marketing concept with no real effects.
1. Responsible investment involves concrete commitments and the obligation to report on the actions taken.
2. There are many publications reporting the measurable and positive impacts of these investments.
3. Some investment solutions even have very specific themes and objectives (access to water, food, education, solidarity-based, etc.).
Each year, Amundi published a detailed engagement report gathering all its commitments toward companies, especially in terms of voting policy.
Responsible Investing doesn't concern all business.
The definitive exclusion of some business activities such as anti-personnel mines or chemical weapon manufacturers… is inevitable. However, remaining present within certain sectors with issues is important such as industrials, Energy... in order to influence and trigger the change.
Investment solutions provided by Amundi are multi-sector but follow rigorous guidelines in terms of approval or reject.
Everyone can access responsible investment solutions
A responsible approach can be applied to any product. These investments are available for all, and do not require any additional steps from investor.
At Amundi, we offer a complete range of savings solutions within all asset classes (equity, bond, multi-asset, real estate…) for all investor profiles, from the most cautious to the most dynamic.
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