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Engagement for all investors

Amundi pools the best of the Group’s capabilities to advise and work alongside asset owners in their “responsible” approach.

Engagement: accompanying issuers to better practices


Reflecting the continuous dialogue between Amundi and companies, our engagement for influence aims to support companies in taking into account environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues on specific themes.

Since 2019 and in particular in 2020, Amundi has been focusing its voting and engagement efforts on two priority themes: the energy transition and social cohesion. Both topics represent systemic risks for companies as well as opportunities for those who wish to integrate them in a positive way.

Amundi’s engagement process relies on a multi-faced approach:

  • ongoing engagement on specific challenges or sustainability risks faced by an issuer or a sector,
  • thematic engagement comprising of to cross-sectorial engagement on key topics such as climate or the living wage,
  • collaborative engagement favoring collective efforts to encourage issuers to act collectively on key sustainable issues.

In 2022, Amundi engaged with issuers on 6 main areas and 2115 issues were raised.

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Environment

 

  • Transition towards a low carbon economy
     
  • Natural capital preservation
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Social

 

  • Social cohesion through the protection of direct and indirect employees and Promotion of human rights
     
  • Client, Product and Social Responsibility
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Governance

 

  • Governance practices for Sustainable Development
     
  • Dialogues to foster a stronger voting exercice and a stronger corporate governance

Voting Statistics for 20221

International - ESG - Engagement - 2022 Stewardship Report 2022-Engagement broken down by topic
 
(*) A new “Dividends” category was created in 2022. These proposals were previously recorded in the “Other” category.
(**) Does not include votes for which there was no management recommendation Source: Amundi Asset Management

In 2022 Amundi participated to 10,208 General Meeting and voted on 107,297 Resolutions.

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69%

General meetings at which we voted against at least one resolution

21%

Votes against resolutions

Thematic breakdown of votes "against management"2

International - ESG - Engagement - engagement and voting thematic breakdown

 

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Amundi’s leadership has been recognized by ShareAction’s “Voting matters 2023” report, according to which Amundi ranks among the top 3 asset managers in terms of voting performance on environmental and social issues (up from 10th last year).

 

Find our Annual documentation on Amundi's stewardship policy, process, results & statistics on our dedicated page.

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1Source Stewardship Report 2022
2Source : Engagement & Voting 2022 

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