ESG factors lie at the heart of our infrastructure equity investment strategy. Find out how our track record in investing in energy transition projects supports the pathway to net zero in the UK and how our investments actively support our communities.
Forward from Darryl Murphy
As I write this we are in the middle of an unprecedented crisis as the impact of COVID-19 affects all our daily lives. We have a firm-wide responsible investment philosophy, which states that Aviva Investors recognises and embraces our duty to act as responsible long-term stewards of our clients’ assets. The current crisis serves to remind us that as a responsible investor we must fully support our economy and society.
Our infrastructure strategy is focused on investing in physical assets that deliver long term, sustainable cashflows over the lifetime of the asset. ESG factors lie at the very heart of this investment strategy. This means not only being aware of the impact of ESG risks to our investments but also how our investments can contribute to the world we live in. Climate change is an existential risk to society and as a long term investor we have a role to play in mitigating this risk through supporting the transition to a low carbon economy.
This report demonstrates our track record in investing in energy transition projects that support the pathway to net zero in the UK and how our investments actively support our communities.
I am proud to be responsible for our infrastructure investment business which continues to deliver for both our clients and society and we remain committed to keeping ESG at the heart of everything we do.