Addenda Capital’s approach to sustainable investing is guided by the following principles:
3.1 Good ESG policies, practices and performance have a positive influence on long-term corporate financial performance and investment performance.
3.2 Considering ESG practices and encouraging good ESG practices will help us protect and enhance the long-term value of investments for our clients.
3.3 Sustainable investing will help us fulfil our duty to act in the best long-term interests of our clients.
3.4 Our approach to sustainable investing must be continuously improved and we have a duty to proactively contribute to the development and promotion of sustainable investing globally.
3.5 Cooperation with other investors and stakeholders can help us improve our approach and can increase the effectiveness of our activities.
3.6 Sustainable investing will help us better align our investment activities with the broader objectives of our clients and the best interests of society.
Based on these principles, we have determined that using ESG integration across the board for all of our investments is the best way to incorporate ESG into our strategy.