Built for Impact: Proactively using our voice and our vote to make a measurable difference around the globe.
Our stewardship program is designed to have an impact. Through strong engagement, voting and thought leadership, we have seen companies respond to our calls to action to enhance diversity at the board level and improve disclosure on their sustainability practices.
State Street Global Advisors’ mission is to invest responsibly in order to enable prosperity and social progress. Our ESG beliefs are central to this mission and encompass the following tenets:
Our stewardship role in global capital markets extends beyond proxy voting and engagement with issuer companies.
Our approach to stewardship is designed to have an impact through thought leadership, engagement, proxy voting and client disclosure.
Companies embracing Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) best practice have strong, effective independent boards and incorporate sustainability into their long-term strategy across these two issues.
As one of the world’s largest asset managers, we represent near-permanent capital and actively engage with our portfolio companies to promote long-term value of our clients' investments.
Featured Sector Insights
Asset Stewardship Reports & Proxy Voting Guidelines
i. Stewardship Activity Reports
ii. Compliance & Regulatory Responses
iii. Proxy Voting Guidelines
iv. Vote Summary
Our stewardship program utilizes a risk-based approach to identify material ESG thematic topics deemed to have the most material impacts on the long-term value of our portfolio companies.
Inside the Investor Stewardship Group
Matthew DiGuiseppe, Vice President and Head of State Street Global Advisors Americas Asset Stewardship team, recently discussed the Investor Stewardship Group’s goals and what they mean for corporate boards.
Engaging with Rakhi Kumar of State Street Global Advisors
Rakhi discusses State Street Global Advisors unique approach to asset stewardship, including how we prioritize and engage with companies on a number of Environmental, Social and Governance themes.
Fearless Girl ignited a global conversation about the power of women in leadership and inspired companies around the world to add women to their boards.
Global Head of ESG Investments & Asset Stewardship
Head of EMEA Asset Stewardship
Head of APAC Asset Stewardship
Head of Americas Asset Stewardship