This article is Free, but to access more of our content, you can sign up for a set up a no strings attached 28-day free trial here.
Recent global events have propelled the topic of race up the agenda, and for many of us has resulted in questioning of our own behaviour both personally and professionally. We’ve seen many even pledging publicly to do more to effect change.
The investment management industry has an improving track record of being able to use our power to challenge the behaviour of the companies we invest with. We’ve embraced a broader definition of stewardship. We put out statements about our voting policies and join initiatives to push others to do better. And there have been important, collaborative successes such as shareholder resolutions on climate and increased scrutiny of remuneration – often driven by engaged asset owners.
But what about our own teams and firms? Hold a mirror up to the investment management industr…