Standard Asset Managers is dedicated to helping investors around the world reach their desired investment goals and broaden their financial horizons. We seek to provide world-class investment expertise across a breadth of markets and asset classes. Our full range of solutions span equities, multi-asset, forex trading, fixed income, crypto currency trading, liquidity, sovereign wealth funds, real estate and private markets.
Coupled with a wide range of investment approaches, we transform new investment ideas into practical investment products designed to deliver real value for money to investors. With employees in more than 40 locations worldwide, our operations extend across global financial capitals and important regional centres. This brings us closer to our clients and investors around the world, and provides invaluable knowledge and insight to share with our people. Today, we manage a total of £486.5bn (€574.2bn/$644.5bn) of assets on behalf of pension funds, insurers, companies, charities and investors.
Our goal at Standard Asset Managers (SAM), our vision is to invest for a better future. We want to make a difference for our investors, society and the wider world – while also delivering financial returns. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations have been an integral part of our decision-making process for almost 8 years.
By putting ESG factors at the heart of our investment process, we believe we can generate better outcomes for our investors. The impact of Covid-19 makes this goal even more important. Now, more than ever, we need to work together for a more sustainable future. Our approach Responsible investing is about delivering value for investors. Our approach falls into two areas.
At the investment stage, we use ESG factors to help decide where best to invest. We integrate ESG into our research, analysis and decision-making processes. We also manage specialised funds that incorporate stronger sustainability or ethical principles. Active ownership is how we look after these investment