We believe that investment teams should consider information on the sustainability of their investment options in order to meet the standards of good corporate citizenship. Therefore, Fiera Capital has designed a framework for the consistent evaluation of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors in corporate and municipal credit.
Evaluation of ESG Factors in Fixed Income
In addition to the municipal ESG framework, the portfolio can target bonds we believe support equality, including those funding essential services, healthcare, education, mass transit, green space and others. The portfolio can also screen out certain bonds based on investor preferences and values