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Columbia Threadneedle Sustainable Outcomes Global Equity Capability

At a glance

A concentrated Global equity capability that invests in high-quality companies targeting positive sustainable outcomes and strong financial returns.

Reasons to invest

Twin rewards

We aim to provide positive sustainable outcomes and strong financial returns – these two objectives are perfectly in harmony and enable clients to invest in a better future.

Strong credentials

We are a pioneer in responsible investment with capabilities dating back over 20 years. We were a UN PRI founding signatory and have consistently rated A+ for equities ever since.1

Integrated approach

Our team of responsible investment analysts are fully integrated with fundamental research specialists, and our approach dovetails with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

1 Source: PRI, as at May 2021. Threadneedle Asset Management Limited was a founding signatory to the Principles for Responsible Investment in 2006.

Philosophy

What we mean by ‘high-quality’ companies

We believe that:

  • Companies that contribute to sustainable outcomes by offering solutions to meet these changing demands will enjoy superior growth, returns and wider competitive moats in the long term.
  • Strong and/or improving ESG credentials are a key component of the quality of a company and its management.
  • A strong and sustainable competitive advantage is also vital in sustaining a company’s returns on capital over the long term.

Process

Our sustainable themes mapped to primary SDGs

Investing for change

  • The 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent a catalyst for change, creating new investment opportunities
  • Our eight sustainable themes draw on these SDGs and encompass a range of social and environmental outcomes
  • We believe investment based on these themes can deliver not just impact for investors but solid financial returns

UN logos. Use does not imply UN endorsement. Use for promotion of the SDGs. Our thematic framework draws on all SDGs, but the primary SDGs per theme are shown here.

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Podcast

Pauline Grange
Portfolio Manager

Pauline Grange interview: sustainability and investing

Global sustainable outcomes - News & Views

Global Sustainable Outcomes, and how Covid-19 could change the world for ever

Insights

20 May 2021

Andrea Carzana

Portfolio Manager

Sustainable aviation fuel is ready for take-off

The aviation sector consumes around 8% of all oil. How realistic are attempts to reduce emissions through the use of sustainable aviation fuel?
Read time - 3 min
8 November 2020

Pauline Grange & Jess Williams

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities & Portfolio Analyst, Responsible Investment

Global Sustainable Outcomes Q3 2020

This issue looks at the rise of companies whose products and services support global decarbonisation, and how the strategy seeks to invest in companies that contribute positively to its theme of energy and climate transition; how Covid-19 has highlighted the importance of health and wellbeing; and a new position the strategy initiated in Q3.
Read time - 10 min
20 September 2020

Pauline Grange & Jess Williams

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities & Portfolio Analyst, Responsible Investment

Global Sustainable Outcomes Q2 2020

This issue looks at the increasing importance of 'social' in ESG investing; how some countries are targeting a 'green recovery' from Covid-19; and a look at the sustainable impact highlights of some of our stocks
Read time - 12 min

Portfolio manager

Pauline Grange
Portfolio Manager

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