Contact PersonIain Richards
Head of Policy
DescriptionAt Columbia Threadneedle Investments we strive to be responsible stewards of our clients' assets within a framework of good governance and transparency. As a manager of substantial global equities, fixed income and real assets and an active investor, we proactively seek to capture opportunities that help deliver sustainable growth and returns for our clients. Products of note include: Threadneedle UK Social Bond Fund, Threadneedle (Lux) European Social Bond Fund, Threadneedle Sustainable Equity Fund, and Threadneedle Low Carbon Workplace Fund.ApproachBeing a responsible investor is integral to our business proposition and defines how we act in the marketplace. Core to our investment philosophy is the belief that effective stewardship benefits companies, investors and the economy as a whole. Well-governed companies are better positioned to manage the risks and challenges inherent in business and are better able to capture opportunities for growth. Consistent with our commitment to being a responsible long-term investor and our duty to act in the best long-term interest of our clients, Columbia Threadneedle Investment is a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). In the UK we are a signatory to the UK Stewardship Code. This capability and culture also allows us to innovate and deliver unique solutions for our clients. We regularly partner with clients to deliver tailored segregated mandates and have a history of delivering sustainable long term returns.