Canada Life Asset Management

1-6 Lombard Street
Description Canada Life Asset Management manages £41.5bn* in fixed income, equities, UK property and multi-asset solutions. Our range of investment solutions has been designed to support our investors and their clients in meeting their long-term objectives. Our 40-year + history as asset managers gives us the expertise necessary to provide the highest quality multi-asset and risk-profiled solutions as well as attractive equity, fixed income and alternative funds, and real estate finance. We are part of a UK-based subsidiary of the Great-West Lifeco group of companies, which has operations in Canada, the United States, Ireland and Germany. We are a team of over 100 individuals, with over 50 experienced investment professionals with almost 20 years' average industry experience and ten years' average tenure*. We recognise that environmental considerations and opportunities must become part of our day-to-day business operations and our environmental, social and governance (ESG) policy summarises our approach. *As at 30th June 2021 Approach We are committed to managing our ESG impact in the most effective, responsible and sustainable manner possible to protect and enhance asset values and the resilience of our investment portfolios products and policies. In order to achieve the greatest positive impacts, our approach to sustainable finance focuses around: - Protecting our investments business with robust ethical, risk and governance focused business practices that are embedded into our investment decision process - Maintaining procedures to ensure we remain well versed and prepared for existing and future legislation which impact ESG considerations - Monitoring, assessing and measuring our investments from an ESG perspective, and putting in place improvement plans and targets - Reporting on the performance of our investments against our ESG guidelines and targets and, if appropriate, external benchmarks To deliver this we have been building out our capacity across our research and analytical tools and enhancing processes to ensure that both ESG and climate risks are incorporated into our daily investment decision making across all asset classes; equities, fixed income and property.