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    Insight's Stewardship Report 2023

    Insight's Stewardship Report 2023

    Engagement activity in 2022

    > 140

    dedicated ESG engagements1

    1,178

    total engagements with issuers1

    78

    countries including 38 emerging markets

    47%

    of our meetings included executive-level management

    Our focus on stewardship
    Tackling greenwashing: Insight's impact bond ratings
    In 2022, Insight rated 331 unique impact bonds in 2022 capturing 168 issuers – with c.20% rated red, meaning they were excluded from our Responsible Horizons strategies.
    What's new?

    Our 2023 Stewardship Report outlines a range of new developments and initiatives, including those outlined below.  

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    Climate change

    Climate change

    Insight outlined its work on behalf of clients, to understand climate resilience under different scenarios by reducing carbon intensity within buy-and-maintain corporate bond portfolios, conducting specific stress tests on areas within its assets under management and developing tools to support climate-aware portfolios including a net-zero alignment framework.

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    Greening Finance Prize

    Greening Finance Prize

    To encourage academic research on the effects of incorporating environmental considerations into investment, Insight has partnered with the University of Oxford on a new international prize for academics who are conducting research into areas of Greening Finance.

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    New impact strategies

    New impact strategies

    Insight’s Responsible Horizons range has been expanded to seven strategies, with the report detailing the launch of new impact-focused strategies classified as Article 9 under the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR).

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