WHEB Asset Management achieves top scores in UNPRI Assessment 2016

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WHEB Asset Management is pleased to announce that it has achieved the highest possible scores in the UN backed Principles for Responsible Investment’s (UNPRI) annual assessment for 2016, achieving the top A+ score in all three of the assessment categories.

Each year signatories to the UNPRI are required to report on their responsible investment activities through the reporting framework which is submitted to and reviewed by the PRI. The UNPRl’s assessment reports demonstrate how a signatory has progressed in its implementation of the Principles year-on-year and relative to peers.

WHEB is awarded scores ranging from E to A+ in each of three areas, covering ‘Overarching approach’, ‘ESG incorporation’ and ‘Active ownership’. In each of these categories WHEB has been awarded a score of A+.

Commenting on the Assessment Report, Seb Beloe, WHEB’s Head of Research said, “Sustainable investing is what we do. We’ve worked hard to improve our structuring and communication of our work and so are really pleased to see this recognised by the  UNPRI.”

WHEB Asset Management’s mission is to advance sustainability and create prosperity through positive impact investments. The firm is focused on a single long-only global equities strategy that invests in companies providing solutions to some of the most serious environmental and social challenges facing mankind over the coming decades. This strategy focuses on sustainable investment and the integration of environmental, social and governance issues into investment decision-making. The firm is independent and owner managed, run by some of the most experienced practitioners of sustainable investment.

For more information on WHEB Asset Management see www.whebgroup.com For more information on the UNPRI see  https://www.unpri.org/

WHEB’s full assessment report is available at http://www.whebgroup.com/investment ­ strategies/listed-equity/fund-governance/unpri-transparency-report/