ESG in Fixed Income

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

ESG Evaluation
Impact Overlay

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

Analytical Focus, Client Driven Approach

ESG Based Strategies

Team

Investment Professionals

Judy Wesalo TemelJudy Wesalo Temel

Senior Vice President, Director of Credit Research

Judy leads the fixed income credit research team. She is a member of the Fixed Income Investment Committee and the author of the book The Fundamentals of Municipal Bonds.

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Miriam LegrandMiriam Legrand

Vice President, Corporate Credit Research

Miriam supports the corporate selection process for high quality taxable fixed income strategies for foundations, endowments, pensions and non-taxable portfolios by providing research, analysis and commentary.

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