Acadian Asset Management LLC is a quantitative investment manager using multi-factor computer models to assess over 40,500 stocks globally. We incorporate ESG issues into our quantitative process through the use of various ESG indicators, as well as through active research and testing of potential new ESG-related factors. We utilize several ESG services, third-party data vendors and other sources to augment our research and monitor sustainable practices. Active ownership practices; Proxy Voting and Engagement are offered. By default, Acadian votes all proxies via a third-party and engage via various company engagement strategies. Client reporting is offered for proxy voting, engagement outcomes, and ESG portfolio characteristics.
Further applications are feasible through active client-directed ESG screening and increased voting preferences on ESG issues.