Our investment approach
Sustainable investing approach
When it comes to sustainable investing, we empower investors by offering choice, confidence, and flexibility.
Our approach to sustainable investing considerations is informed by our active avoidance of unresolved or anticipated major controversies from a risk management perspective. Our focus on high growth has naturally led to strategies with generally low fossil fuel involvement and “low-carbon” designations.
Active surveillance of ESG risks and ratings trends is incorporated into our investment process.
MSCI ESG analytics are imbedded in the team’s toolkit and analysts document key ESG considerations on new buy recommendations.
We focus on understanding the perspectives of other engagers (Wall Street, industry experts, ISS, etc.) and benefit from memberships with sustainability supporting organizations.
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Past performance does not guarantee future results.
Equity markets are subject to many factors, including economic conditions, government regulations, market sentiment, local and international political events, and environmental and technological issues that may impact return and volatility. Small and mid-cap stocks may have additional risks including greater price volatility.
ESG integration is considered across all actively managed asset classes, with the approach determined by each investment group’s process. This information is specific to the strategies managed by the individuals providing this content and various investment teams across Principal may have differing views of this approach.
Principal Dynamic Growth is an investment team within Principal Global Investors.