Vanguard Investments Australia Presentation, FNN Fund Manager Event, December 2018, Melbourne

Company Presentations

Vanguard Investments Australia, Product Research and Development Manager, Rachel White presents Vanguard’s approach to Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) screening, its funds and why ESG matters, at FNN's Fund Manager Event.

Key points:

  • Sustainable and responsible investing (SRI)
  • Interest in ESG is rising, driven by the younger generations
  • 49% expect their advisers to invest in funds which align with their values
  • 63% of Australian expect their advisers to incorporate their values
  • Investment Stewardship plays a critical role across all Vanguard funds
  • Vanguard FTSE SIF is the largest ESG-screened index fund in the U.S.
  • Low-cost, diversified, and long-term approach

For more watch Product Research and Development Manager, Rachel White, present at FNN's Fund Manager Event.