We take an integrated approach to our mission and capital base, and use our endowment as a tool for change, including through social investments and shareholder engagement.
Our approach to ethical investment
An overview of our investment policies, including investment exclusions, stewardship responsibilities as a shareholder, and engagement with the financial system as an investor.
Investor and shareholder engagement
To support our objectives, we use our influence as a shareholder to engage investee companies and influence as an asset owner to engage fund managers.
‘ESG investing olympics’
In what we think to be a first, we took the unusual approach of making this investment tender public with the key instruction simply to ‘impress us’ on social and environmental...
Social impact investing
We allocate up to 10% of our endowment to investments that generate particularly strong social and environmental returns. Read about our social impact investing.
Details of our 'social investment portfolio', listing our current and past social impact investments.