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Our approach to responsible investment

Our approach to responsible investment is anchored by the knowledge that our clients have entrusted us to help them secure a better financial future for themselves or for the beneficiaries of the funds they manage. Our principal duty is to maximize investment returns for our clients without undue risk of loss, within the investment limits described in the relevant investment mandate.

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An umbrella term used to describe the broad range of approaches that can be used to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into the investment process.

Research and analysis

Engaging with regulators and lawmakers

Collaboration

Engagement

Proxy voting

use ESG principles when they invest.

believe ESG integrated portfolios are likely to perform as well or better than non-ESG integrated portfolios.

ESG issue globally was cyber security.

Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment (CGRI) reporting

These reports highlight our recent activities, engagements, progress and achievements regarding our commitment to responsible investment.

RBC GAM is a founding member of Canadian Coalition for Good Governance (CCGG). The CCGG promotes good governance practices in Canadian public companies and works to improve the regulatory environment to best align the interests of boards and management with their shareholders.


RBC GAM is a sustaining member of the Responsible Investment Association (RIA). The RIA is Canada’s membership association for responsible investment.


We are committed to putting the UN PRI's six Principles of Responsible Investment into practice and believe that they are aligned with our existing approach to responsible investment.


Socially responsible investment funds

RBC Vision Funds are designed to meet the needs of investors who:

  • Believe that social responsibility should be a primary or integrated consideration in making investment decisions and want to invest in companies that have attractive ESG practices and financial characteristics.
  • Want to benefit from the investment expertise of RBC GAM, one of Canada's leading investment managers.
  • Want to invest all, or a portion of, their portfolio in a socially responsible investment solution that aligns their investments with their values
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Disclosure

Please consult your advisor and read the prospectus or Fund Facts document before investing. There may be commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses associated with mutual fund investments. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. RBC Funds, BlueBay Funds and PH&N Funds are offered by RBC Global Asset Management Inc. and distributed through authorized dealers.

RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) is the asset management division of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) which includes RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (RBC GAM Inc.), RBC Global Asset Management (U.S.) Inc., RBC Global Asset Management (UK) Limited, RBC Global Asset Management (Asia) Limited, and BlueBay Asset Management LLP, which are separate, but affiliated subsidiaries of RBC.