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AXA IM named as the top investment manager in Europe committed to responsible investing

  • 06 November 2020

AXA IM retains its position as the number one asset manager committed to responsible investment in the Hirschel & Kramer (H&K) Responsible Investment Brand Index 2020.

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) is pleased to announce that it has been ranked the #1 asset manager committed to responsible investment in this year’s H&K Responsible Investment Brand Index (RIBI). This recognition marks the second year AXA IM has been awarded the top spot in the Avant-Gardist category in the H&K Index out of 284 asset managers in Europe.

The H&K Responsible Investment Brand Index recognises companies which genuinely convey their dedication to responsible investment through their brand. According to H&K, AXA IM remains the leader of the European ranking, highlighting its retention of the highest Avant-Gardist position.

Marco Morelli, Executive Chairman of AXA Investment Managers, said: “We are extremely proud of this achievement. Responsible investing is at the heart of our strategy and we strive to take a more active role in powering the global transition into a more sustainable and equitable model.  This award recognises our consistent commitment to ESG and further reflects on our purpose as a company. We remain deeply committed to our pioneering role as a responsible investor and long-term steward of our clients’ investments”.

The H&K Responsible Investment Brand Index was developed to assess which asset management companies act as responsible investors and are committed to sustainable development by placing it at the very heart of their identity, i.e. in their brand.

The full report can be consulted here.

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