Mirova and Natixis Asset Management as well as 17 other international investors seek an unlimited moratorium on oil and gas activity in the Arctic high seas
Mirova, Natixis Asset Management and three other investors, including Erafp, Ircantec and Prefon, lead an investment group in a statement relating to oil and gas exploration in the Arctic featuring 19 international signatories in total including Actiam, Axa Group, Bank J. Safra-Sarasin, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, Boston Common, Church of Sweden, Danske Capital, EdenTree, Friends Fiduciary Corporation, Nei Investments, Pax World Mutual Funds, Skandia, Trillium Asset Management and Zevin Asset Management. The combined assets of these investors total over 5 trillion euros.
This statement is directed to oil and gas companies that have been involved in oil exploration in the Arctic, as well as Arctic Council members. It is an urgent call to protect the Arctic from future oil exploration activities and align national climate change pledges with the future of the region, which hosts significant hydrocarbon resources.
With assets under management of more than €349 billion and 712 employees1, Natixis Asset Management ranks among the leading European asset managers. Natixis Asset Management offers its clients (institutional investors, companies, private banks, retail banks and other distribution networks) tailored, innovative and efficient solutions organised into 5 investment divisions: Fixed income, European equities, Investment and client solutions, Structured and volatility developed by Seeyond2, Emerging equities developed by Emerise3.
Natixis Asset Management owns also three subsidiaries asset managers: Mirova4, Dorval Asset Management5 and H20 Asset Management6. Natixis Asset Management’s offer is distributed through the global distribution platform of Natixis Global Asset Management, which offers access to the expertise of more than twenty management companies in the United States, Asia and Europe. Natixis Asset Management also designs products and services tailored to the client base of Groupe BPCE’s two retail networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne.
1) Source: Natixis Asset Management – 30/06/2016.
(2) Seeyond is a brand of Natixis Asset Management.
(3) Emerise is a brand of Natixis Asset Management and Natixis Asset Management Asia Limited.
(4) Mirova is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management.
(5) Dorval Asset Management is a 50,1 % subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management.
(6) H20 Asset Management is a 50,01 % subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management.
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Mirova, the Responsible Investment subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management, develops an engaged approach aiming to combine value creation and sustainable development. Mirova’s philosophy is based on the conviction that integrating sustainable development themes can generate solutions that create value for investors over the long term, not only thanks to a better appreciation of risks, but also by identifying favourable investment opportunities in a changing world. Mirova offers a global responsible investing approach: equities, bonds, infrastructure, Impact investing,(1) voting and engagement. Mirova has €6 bn in AuM and €40 bn in voting and engagement. Mirova brings together 60 multi-disciplinary experts, specialists in thematic investment management, engineers, financial and ESG(2) analysts, specialists and experts in socially conscious finance and project financing.
Mirova’s fund range is distributed by Natixis Global Asset Management’s global distribution platform and is designed for all types of investors, both professional and non-professional.
Source: Natixis Asset Management as at 30/06/2016.
(1) Impact investing: management having a strong social or environmental impact.
(2) ESG: Environmental, Social and Governance analysis
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