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Jeff Horlor

Jeff has been at Responsible Investor since 2015, after moving to London from Canada. He manages sponsorship and advertising relationships with asset managers and other service providers, with a special focus on North America. He attended Dalhousie University in Canada where he obtained a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Finance. Post-graduation, he worked as an Analyst at Citco Fund Services before enjoying a winter in the Canadian Kootenay mountains.
FTSE Russell’s Stewardship, Transition and Engagement Program for Change (“STEP Change”) is about helping drive better global standards in sustainable investment. As a firm, we work with corporates, NGOs and investors to improve disclosure and foster transparency for the long-term benefit of the market and ultimately the societies we all operate within. Download the PDF from the FTSE Russell website or click the PDF Report link on the right.
Quantifying the ESG impact Delivering property returns goes beyond financial factors. How does boosting occupier satisfaction translate to better investment performance? Find out how M&G Real Estate plans to reach 10m people with our health, wellbeing and inclusivity programmes by 2025.
This new Vigeo Eiris study on gender diversity reviews the level of female representation at Board and Executive levels for almost 4,000 listed companies worldwide
This annual report highlights five current ESG trends that investors should keep front-of-mind through 2018:   1.       Sifting for Management Quality in Emerging Markets  2.       First Steps to Climate Scenario Testing  3.       Acceleration of ESG into Fixed Income Investing  4.       Looking Beyond Sustainability Disclosure  5.       The Year of the Human
This document – co-written by CDP and Global Canopy Programme – gives financial institutions practical guidance on engaging with investee companies around deforestation-related risks and impacts. The recommendations are relevant for all companies involved in soft commodity supply chains, including palm oil, timber products, cattle products, and soy.
The world of index-based investing is in flux as ESG integration into passive is on course to become the norm for new mandates as we enter the era of “Smart Sustainability”. It was with this in mind that FTSE Russell and Responsible Investor convened a high-level webinar in November 2017.

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