A perspective on active engagement

We believe that active ownership goes hand in hand with active investing.
 

Apr 15, 2019 | Cathrine De Coninck-Lopez, Amy Kelly and John Pellegry

ESG plays a crucial role in all the investment processes of our Henley Investment Centre. We describe our core beliefs – most notably our preference for engagement over exclusion – and show how we implement them in equity portfolio management, as well as illustrating our ESG engagement with three case studies.
 

Active ownership is defined as the use of the rights and position of ownership to influence the activities or behaviour of investee companies. At Invesco’s Henley Investment Centre, we believe that active ownership goes hand in hand with active investing. As such, engagement on behalf of the clients whose capital we invest is a central tenet of our investment process.
 

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