Leading for a better future

We aim to better serve our clients and lead our industry forward by incorporating sustainability into our sustainable approaches and operation processes.

Differentiated approach to sustainability

Integrated research, innovative strategies, influential engagement, and impactful leadership. These are the core principles of sustainability at Wellington.

Integrated research aiming to help mitigate risks and enhance returns

By deepening the dialogue on ESG and stewardship, we aim to unlock value and enhance long-term investment returns.

ESG research incorporated across investment platform and triangulated with equity and credit analyses

Over 50+ climate scientists from Woodwell Climate Research Center informing our investments

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Data-driven technologies, climate maps, portfolio reviews, and dashboards supporting collaboration

Influential engagement advances sustainable business practices

  • Career industry analysts and experienced portfolio mangers with extensive access to company boards and management teams
  • 15,000+ company engagements per year focused on creating value and enhancing ESG practices
  • Developed original engagement and disclosure guidelines such as our Physical Risks of Climate Change (P-ROCC), a framework to help companies "future-proof" climate resiliency and enhance disclosures

Innovative strategies aimed at better client outcomes

Impact investing

Invests in companies and issuers that we believe are making measurable improvements to major social and environmental problems

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Climate investing

Invests in companies focused on addressing the climate challenge through mitigation, adaptation, or innovation

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ESG forefront investing

Seeking to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns with actively managed approaches that embed ESG analysis into the investment philosophy and process

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Sustainable thematic investing

Invests in economic activities that we believe contribute to a specific positive social or environmental outcome

Impactful leadership for a more sustainable future

Founding member of Net Zero Asset Managers initiative

Advocate for change on ESG issues, including diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), shareholder rights, and enhanced carbon disclosures

Leading global corporate sustainability program

Senior-level representation on the UN Principles for Responsible Investment board, Net Zero Asset Managers initiative steering and implementation committees, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Climate Subcommittee

Launched groundbreaking virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) to fully match with renewables the electricity usage from our US corporate offices and US employees' homes -- an amount representing approximately 80% of our total global electricity usage

PARTNERSHIPS TO LEARN AND SHARE KNOWLEDGE

Along with our extensive research on sustainable investing, we partner with leading organizations to educate ourselves and provide leadership on asset-management perspectives.

A voluntary framework by which investors can incorporate ESG issues into their decision-making and ownership practices.

Addresses the world's biggest sustainability challenges by inspiring its network to integrate ESG practices.

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Develops disclosures for use by companies in providing information to relevant stakeholders.

The 17 goals and 169 underlying targets aim to increase global economic growth, decrease inequality, and promote peace.

Manages a global carbon disclosure system that provides company, city, and regional leaders with data for making critical environment-related decisions.

A global platform for impact investors serving individuals, family offices, foundations, and funds.

Nonprofit industry leader setting standards for impact investing across asset classes.

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