Hermes is a leading responsible investor and continues to be at the vanguard of ESG investing after more than three decades of leading the way in ESG integration and engagement.
Aiming to help people retire better by providing world-class investment and stewardship services, we seek holistic returns: outcomes for clients that go far beyond the financial and consider the impacts our decisions have on society, the environment and the wider world.
To truly understand ESG investing, it is important to explore the evolution of this investment approach and its diverse applications.
At Hermes, our primary purpose is to help our clients retire better by providing-world class active investment management and stewardship services. Alongside this is a commitment to delivering holistic returns - outcomes that consider the impact our decisions have on society, the environment and the wider world. We aim to help people invest better and retire better, while at the same time creating a better society for all.
ESG investing provides more than a feel-good factor: it can also be good for portfolio performance.ESG Investing: It still makes you fell good, it still makes you money
The need for valuable ESG data sources continues to grow, fuelling the evolution of our bespoke analytical tool, the ESG Dashboard.Equitorial
What is environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing?Guide to ESG Investing
Integrating environmental, social and governance risk analysis into our investments.Integrating ESG risk
In this paper, Hermes CEO Saker Nusseibeh argues that the current ‘professional’ understanding of investment theory seems to frame the financial world almost as entirely separate from the real world that ordinary investors and beneficiaries live and work in.The Why question
In order to analyse ESG risks with greater precision, we have developed a pricing model to capture the influence of these factors on credit instruments.Pricing ESG risk in credit markets
All Hermes funds integrate ESG, here we feature three:
Aims to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing in worldwide equity securities with favourable ESG characteristics.Read more
Aims to generate strong investment returns while creating positive impacts on society through engagements focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Read more
Invests globally in a diversified portfolio of companies of any size, that have the potential to provide innovative solutions to societal needs delivering positive social and environmental impact.Read more