Hermes tweaks climate vocabulary to grab clients' attention

It’s easier to advise institutional investors on engagement matters if you speak about the issues in a language they can understand, Hermes Investment Management's Head of Sustainable Investing tells AMWatch. Hermes has EUR 384 billion of assets under advice.

In September 2017, the hurricane Irma passed Miami and caused rising sea levels and havoc in the US costal city. This is one example of the climate volatility investors need to take into consideration in their investments, according to Andrew Parry, Head of Sustainable Investing at British Hermes Investment Management. | Photo: (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Words -- as well as action -- are important for UK-based Hermes Investment Management (Hermes), which actively manages EUR 38 billion of assets and has EUR 384 billion of assets from other institutional investors under advice.

The firm's business is built on two services -- asset management, and helping institutional investors with responsibility-related matters such as engagement, screening and voting.

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