Sustainable Investing Solutions

“What we invest in today will determine the world we live in tomorrow.”

Stephen Bird, CEO, abrdn.

Invest today. Change tomorrow.

Sustainability is a growing concern for investors – that’s why we believe that understanding the full range of environmental, social and governance risks and opportunities is key to generating strong and sustainable returns whilst having a positive impact on the environment, society and the wider world.

Active ownership is a core part of sustainable investing.

Read more about Active ownership

How to Invest Responsibly

It’s easier than ever to invest in a way that has the potential to make a difference and provide a financial return. Sustainability considerations are integrated into our investment process, through taking account of ESG factors and are integral to everything we do.

Our sustainable solutions build on ESG integration to provide a range of investment capabilities designed to meet clients’ financial goals and objectives whilst allowing them to invest in a way that aligns with their values and sustainability views.

Considering sustainability risks and factors across asset classes

ASI

Our ESG House Scores

Our ESG house score is designed to shed light on a company’s management of ESG risks.

We designed a proprietary ESG house score to supplement our existing analysis. The system draws on more than 100 internal and external data points from third-party providers while taking into account the factors that we feel are most relevant or important for sectors, regions and companies. to arrive at a single number, or score.

Learn more about our house scoring open_in_new
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Active Equities

Our ESG approach to equity investing

We are active equity investors. We believe that deep fundamental research, a disciplined investment process and full analysis of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues is the most effective way to deliver long-term returns for our clients.​

Aberdeen Standard Investments

Fixed Income

ESG embedded into Fixed income investing

Consideration of ESG factors is embedded in our fixed income research process. It’s one of the key dimensions, alongside other valuation metrics, on which we assess any company in which we invest. We actively engage with our investee companies, combining information from these meetings with insights from our investment managers, research analysts and central ESG investment team.

Multi Asset

Multi Asset

ESG embedded into Multi Asset investing

At Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) we are responsible investors. As such, we ensure environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations are embedded in everything we do. Our goal is to make a difference – for our clients, society and the wider world. It’s about doing the right thing, while aiming to achieve our clients’ long-term financial goals. Here’s how this applies to the Multi-Asset Solutions team

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Quantitative Investments

ESG integration in Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS)

Our goal is to make a difference – for our clients, society and the wider world. It’s about doing the right thing, while aiming to achieve our clients’ long-term financial goals. Here’s how this applies to our award-winning Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS).

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Real Estate

ESG integration in Real Estate

Driven by our four stewardship and ESG principles, we put stewardship and ESG considerations at the heart of:

  • Our investment process
  • Our investment activity
  • Our client journey
  • Our corporate influence
  • ASI

    Our ESG House Scores

    Our ESG house score is designed to shed light on a company’s management of ESG risks.

    We designed a proprietary ESG house score to supplement our existing analysis. The system draws on more than 100 internal and external data points from third-party providers while taking into account the factors that we feel are most relevant or important for sectors, regions and companies. to arrive at a single number, or score.

    Learn more about our house scoring open_in_new
  • Equities image of assembly line robots

    Active Equities

    Our ESG approach to equity investing

    We are active equity investors. We believe that deep fundamental research, a disciplined investment process and full analysis of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues is the most effective way to deliver long-term returns for our clients.​

  • Aberdeen Standard Investments

    Fixed Income

    ESG embedded into Fixed income investing

    Consideration of ESG factors is embedded in our fixed income research process. It’s one of the key dimensions, alongside other valuation metrics, on which we assess any company in which we invest. We actively engage with our investee companies, combining information from these meetings with insights from our investment managers, research analysts and central ESG investment team.

  • Multi Asset

    Multi Asset

    ESG embedded into Multi Asset investing

    At Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) we are responsible investors. As such, we ensure environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations are embedded in everything we do. Our goal is to make a difference – for our clients, society and the wider world. It’s about doing the right thing, while aiming to achieve our clients’ long-term financial goals. Here’s how this applies to the Multi-Asset Solutions team

  • ASI Hero Quant

    Quantitative Investments

    ESG integration in Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS)

    Our goal is to make a difference – for our clients, society and the wider world. It’s about doing the right thing, while aiming to achieve our clients’ long-term financial goals. Here’s how this applies to our award-winning Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS).

  • real estate

    Real Estate

    ESG integration in Real Estate

    Driven by our four stewardship and ESG principles, we put stewardship and ESG considerations at the heart of:

    • Our investment process
    • Our investment activity
    • Our client journey
    • Our corporate influence

Key Documents

Risk warning
Risk warning - Investment involves risk. The value of investments, and the income from them, can go down as well as up and an investor may get back less than the amount invested. Past performance is not a guide to future results.