We believe that sound governance reflects the solidity and durability of our portfolio companies. This is why we encourage them to adopt robust risk management practices and an organizational culture that is based on collaboration and sharing best practices.

2022 Highlights


Companies with which we held discussions on ESG issues


Resolutions voted on at 5,537 shareholder meetings


Technology risk analyses conducted by our teams

For more details on our actions on governance, read our 2022 Sustainable Investing Report.

Our conviction

Sound governance is essential for good performance and optimal risk management.

Making ESG a core theme

Through our governance structure, we ensure that our sustainable investment principles and ESG considerations are actively incorporated into portfolio management.

Through this ongoing collaboration between our teams we:

  • Take ESG considerations into account in all investment decisions
  • Establish a dialogue with members of management or the Boards of portfolio companies
  • Ensure that the portfolios are well positioned for the transition to a sustainable economy

Exercising our voting rights

As a shareholder, our voting rights provide considerable leverage for expressing our position on governance matters, in accordance with the principles described in our Policy Governing the Exercise of Voting Rights of Public Companies.

See the results of our votes

Our technology risks management

We perform sectoral analyses and conduct regular reviews of the risks in our total portfolio. We also conduct cybersecurity analyses of our portfolio companies and develop risk mitigation plans as required. We support our investment teams and play an advisory role with companies, both in terms of prevention and in responding to incidents.

In 2022, our teams concluded 325 technology risk analyses.

Our global leadership