Many socially-minded investors express their ESG preferences by divesting in firms whose practises they do not agree with. But engaging with listed companies as shareholders has enormous, and under-appreciated, potential to change the way companies do business. Our panellists will describe the power that investors can have when they collaborate on key issues, in both active and passive portfolios.

This webinar was hosted by our Lead Expert Jamie Broderick who spoke to Sacha Sadan, Director of Investment Stewardship at Legal & General Investment Management and Edward Mason, Director of Engagement and Impact Reporting at Generation Investment Management, and former Head of Responsible Investment for the Church Commissioners, the financial arm of the Church of England and Catherine Howarth, Chief Executive of ShareAction.

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White Paper: Scaling up institutional investment for place-based impact

Our joint white paper “Scaling up institutional investment for place-based impact,” based on the collaborative “Place-Based Impact Investing Project (PBII)” by the Impact Investing Institute, The Good Economy and Pensions for Purpose, sets out the case for institutional investors to adopt a “place-based lens.”