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Is the new Stewardship Code 2020 the greenwashing killer we’ve all been waiting for‪?‬ LGIM Talks

    • Investing

So many of our conversations with investors about stewardship are about two key problems: how can we judge the impact of your actions and how can we compare your work with your competitors? When so many are claiming to have ESG in their DNA, the ambitious update to the Stewardship Code goes a long way to putting an end to greenwashing. With new expectations about how investment and stewardship are integrated across asset classes, tougher hurdles to become a signatory and publicly available reporting from 2021, investors can expect a lot more transparency and comparability in the future. This week, we’re exploring what it means for you in detail and why it will become a lot harder, and a lot more meaningful, for an asset manager to be a signatory of the new code. 
·         Jeannette Andrews, Senior Global ESG Manager, Investment Stewardship team
·         Mark Chappel, Senior Content Manager, LGIM
We want to hear from you! Email us at mark.chappel@lgim.com (mailto:mark.chappel@lgim.com) with your thoughts on the podcast and any suggestions of the guests or types of content you’d like to see covered.
This podcast is intended for investment professionals, and shouldn’t be shared with a non-professional audience. This podcast should not be taken as an invitation to deal in Legal & General investments. Any views expressed during this recording belong to the individuals and are based on market conditions at the time of recording, and do not reflect the views of Legal & General Investment Management. Legal & General Investment Management is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Legal & General Investment Management, One Coleman Street, London, EC2R 5AA. Register in England no. 2091894. All rights reserved. No part of this audio may be reproduced in whole or in part without the prior written consent of Legal & General Investment Management.

So many of our conversations with investors about stewardship are about two key problems: how can we judge the impact of your actions and how can we compare your work with your competitors? When so many are claiming to have ESG in their DNA, the ambitious update to the Stewardship Code goes a long way to putting an end to greenwashing. With new expectations about how investment and stewardship are integrated across asset classes, tougher hurdles to become a signatory and publicly available reporting from 2021, investors can expect a lot more transparency and comparability in the future. This week, we’re exploring what it means for you in detail and why it will become a lot harder, and a lot more meaningful, for an asset manager to be a signatory of the new code. 
·         Jeannette Andrews, Senior Global ESG Manager, Investment Stewardship team
·         Mark Chappel, Senior Content Manager, LGIM
We want to hear from you! Email us at mark.chappel@lgim.com (mailto:mark.chappel@lgim.com) with your thoughts on the podcast and any suggestions of the guests or types of content you’d like to see covered.
This podcast is intended for investment professionals, and shouldn’t be shared with a non-professional audience. This podcast should not be taken as an invitation to deal in Legal & General investments. Any views expressed during this recording belong to the individuals and are based on market conditions at the time of recording, and do not reflect the views of Legal & General Investment Management. Legal & General Investment Management is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Legal & General Investment Management, One Coleman Street, London, EC2R 5AA. Register in England no. 2091894. All rights reserved. No part of this audio may be reproduced in whole or in part without the prior written consent of Legal & General Investment Management.

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