Sustainability is important to us and our clients

Across the SLC Management Group, we believe investing with an environmental, social and governance (ESG) lens is at the core of delivering long-term outperformance for our clients. We have an unwavering commitment to ESG investing, because we believe that contributing to a sustainable global environment is key to creating a better world. 

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Rating from the Principles of Responsible Investing*

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Sustainability-related initiatives in which we participate

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Achieved CarbonNeutral® company certification across our global operations**

As of December 31, 2021

Our sustainable investing philosophy

We believe that investing sustainably leads to better risk-adjusted returns over time. It also provides our clients with the tools and capabilities they need to achieve their own sustainable investment goals.

2021 Sustainable investing report

Our 2021 Sustainable Investing Report reflects upon the sustainable investments we have made within our public and private fixed income portfolios and the processes we employ to integrate ESG considerations. We continue to invest in our resources, expand our capabilities in research, data management, and engagement. We continue to make significant progress on our commitment to enhancing our diversity, equity and inclusion practices and initiatives, as well as on our advocacy and engagement activities.

Download our sustainable investing report

Sustainable investing policy

Our Sustainable Investing Policy provides additional direction and guidance regarding SLC Management's sustainable investing philosophy, principles, practices, and governance.

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Engaged in initiatives that are driving change

Members of the SLC Management Group participate in many of the leading efforts to improve corporate sustainability, including:

Finding a path to diversity in the asset management industry

Candy Shaw, Senior Managing Director, Deputy Chief Investment Officer at SLC Management, discusses diversity, equity and inclusion challenges in the asset management industry and what can be done to make meaningful progress. 

ESG investing for insurance portfolios

Successfully integrating ESG factors throughout a portfolio is even more critical as insurers and investors seek to sustainably achieve their risk-adjusted return and income objectives in today’s persistent low-rate environment. 

Investing sustainably in a post-Covid-19 world

Learn how Randy Brown, Head of Insurance Asset Management at SLC Management and Chief Investment Officer at Sun Life, is thinking about the crises of today when incorporating ESG factors into investment portfolios. 

Lauren Chesney on workforce diversity

Improving workplace diversity in the asset management industry.

Randy Brown on ESG investing

Approaching sustainable investing while balancing portfolio goals.

Anna Murray on ESG

ESG best practices in commercial real estate and sustainability opportunities for investment managers. 

Amy Price on diversity and inclusion

Focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion during the hiring process.

*Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) ratings are based on six Principles for putting responsible investing into practice. The Principles were developed by an international group of institutional investors and are supported by the UN reflecting the increasing relevance of environmental, social and corporate governance issues to investment practices. Ratings are consistent with commitments to the following Principles, incorporating ESG issues into investment analysis and decision-making processes, incorporating ESG issues into ownership policies and procedures, seeking appropriate disclosure on ESG issues by entities in which we invest, promoting acceptance and implementation of the Principles within the investment industry, enhancing effectiveness in implementing the Principles and reporting on activities and progress towards implementing the Principles. Please see the following link for information relating to the methodology of assessment: https://www.unpri.org/reporting-and-assessment/how-investors-are-assessed-on-their-reporting/3066.article.

**CarbonNeutral® is a registered trademark of Natural Capital Partners Europe Limited and is achieved in accordance with The CarbonNetural Protocol, the leading global framework for carbon neutrality. Includes offices of SunLife, MFS and SLC Management affiliates (BentallGreenOak, InfraRed and Crescent).