The social impact investing expertise is based on three commitments:
In line with our commitment to supporting sustainable investment across all asset classes, Amundi has developed a range of social investment strategies. These date back to 2013 with the launch of the Finance and Solidarity strategy and later a dedicated social bond strategy supporting the expansion of this nascent market.
Amundi is committed to spearheading the development of the social agenda globally, through sophisticated integration of social issues across all main asset classes: fixed income, equity, and non-listed assets.
Supporting the recovery and long-term inclusive growth by promoting socially impactful issuers
Just Transition for Climate
Setting corporates on a path to a 2°C trajectory without leaving anyone behind
Private Public Partnerships
Provide financing for inclusive, resilient post-Covid-19 recovery in emerging markets.
Encouraging companies with the best social practices and participating in the reduction of inequalities
Global strategy investing in a whole ecosystem centred around lifelong education
Social Impact Investing Finance and Solidarity
Providing measurable social impact alongside financial returns
Amundi’s Impact Investing team specialises in Private Impact Investing across Europe and more specifically in France, and manages the largest Social Impact Investing strategy in France.
Through its stewardship activity, Amundi seeks to accompany the transition towards a sustainable, inclusive and low-carbon economy while driving long-term value for its client’s portfolios.
Amundi is at the forefront of development and research of Social and Sustainability-linked bonds, and published key research pieces to lead the discussion.
Amundi has been a member of the Social Bond Principles Executive Committee since 2017 and co-chaired the ICMA Social Bond Working Group for two consecutive editions.
The 30 % Club is a global campaign taking action to increase gender diversity at board and senior management levels. Sharing this commitment, Amundi participated in the creation of the French Chapter in 2020.
The Platform for Living Wage Financials is an alliance of invertors encouraging companies to address inadequate pay issues. Amundi has been a signatory since 2018.
Since 2010, Amundi has been an active supporter of the Access to Medicine Foundation, an independant non-profit organization with the mission to encourage pharmaceutical companies to do more for people living in low and middle-income countries.
Amundi has internally developed an impact measurement methodology to evaluate the impact of its social impact investing funds.
01|Solidarity funds: financial social players for a positive social and environmental impact
Amundi has selected five impact investing themes for its solutions that cover most of the United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)3:
Access to decent housing
Access to a meaningful job
Access to healthcare, education and training
Protecting the environment
Sharing and Cooperating: international solidarity including microfinancing
02|Environmental impact: financing the energy transition and generate a positive impact
Amundi Impact Green Bond strategy
100% green bonds aligned with the Green Bond Principles (GBP)
Risk/return profiles aligned with traditional fixed income instruments
Measuring the positive impact of investments on the environment and a dedicated impact reporting in tons of CO2 avoided by millions of euros invested
Responsible investment offering
A wide range of responsible solutions from open-ended funds to tailor-made Responsible Investment.
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