Stewart Investors Global Emerging Markets Leaders Sustainability
The Global Emerging Markets Leaders Sustainability strategy launched in April 2020, and is now available to clients in the UK. It invests in 25-60 high-quality emerging markets companies that we consider to be particularly well positioned to contribute to, and benefit from, sustainable development.
Leaders simply means that the strategy is focused on companies with a market cap value of at least USD1 billion.
Strategy highlights: a focus on quality and sustainability
We invest in high-quality companies with exceptional cultures, strong franchises and resilient financials
Our investable universe includes emerging markets companies globally and is based on economic activity rather than index country listings
Companies must contribute to sustainable development and make a net-positive impact to a more sustainable future
We avoid companies linked to harmful activities and engage and vote for positive change
Our approach is long-term, bottom-up, high conviction and benchmark agnostic
We focus on capital preservation as well as capital growth – we define risk as the permanent loss of client capital
This interactive tool tells the sustainable development stories of the companies we invest in across our strategies, and the contribution companies are making towards climate solutions, human development or the Sustainable Development Goals. The tool can filter, tap and switch between views in order to explore the different ways in which we believe the companies are making the world a better place.
Explore how the companies in our strategies are contributing to sustainable development here.
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Quarterly strategy updates
Updates including portfolio changes and proxy voting for our strategies
We provide regular strategy updates including portfolio changes and proxy voting, and links to our investment rationales, latest articles, statements, webcasts and videos which explore our thinking on sustainable investment, including the challenges and issues we grapple with in our search for high-quality companies.