Chapel Hill Denham has become a signatory to the UN-supported Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI), joining a global network of nearly 4000 signatories representing over $100 trillion in assets under management who are committed to incorporating environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) measures into their investment decision-making and practices.
In a statement announcing the development, the company said: “Simply put, Chapel Hill Denham joined the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI) because it reflects how we invest and have operated our firm from day one,” said Bolaji Balogun, Chief Executive Officer, Chapel Hill Denham. “Our focus on advocating for ESG measures and using sustainability as a key piece of our investment process and operations ensures the companies we work with adopt a longer term, sustainable approach. Joining the other signatories to the PRI, is an affirmation of our commitment to responsible impact investing.”
“As a leading active asset manager in the region with a long-term bias, it is our responsibility to help individuals and institutions build a financially sound future, while playing a positive role in the development of capital markets and encouraging strong corporate governance,” Phil Southwell, Partner, Chapel Hill Denham, added.
Source: The Vanguard