AMP Capital has a dedicated in-house ESG research capability to review external ESG data, generate proprietary data and insights and, working with AMP Capital's Credit team within the Global Fixed Income team, generate information advantages and exploitable investment ideas. Additional ESG insights are derived from:
Over 600 one-on-one issuer meetings per year. Meetings with company management are typically attended by fixed income portfolio managers, credit analysts and ESG research analysts.
Field trips, industry seminars and desk-based research to support issuer-specific, thematic or sector-based analyses. The ESG Research team provides specific analysis on a particular company or reviews the impact of certain ESG issues upon particular sectors. Previous examples include links between corporate governance issues and management quality, carbon pricing and regulation reviews, and analysis of mining-related health and safety issues in developing countries.
In-house ESG research covering 200 ESG metrics, with information drawn from company meetings, ESG disclosures, and other stakeholders (e.g. labour unions, NGOs etc.)
External providers, primarily for international issuers accessing additional ESG-related information and ratings on over 6,000 companies and accounting and governance ratings (AGR) on over 20,000 issuers.
Non-consensus information sources including suppliers, customers and industry bodies.