Our Vision and Values
We aim to deliver positive outcomes that meet the needs
of our stakeholders and we commit to always act responsibly,
transparently and in the best interests of those who trust us to
manage their investments
A leading global asset management group, Columbia Threadneedle
Investments is responsible for providing a broad range of actively
managed investment strategies and solutions for individuals,
pension funds and corporations. We strive to deliver the investment
outcomes that our clients expect when they trust us with their
money, through an investment approach that is team-based,
performance-driven and risk-aware. In terms of corporate
responsibility we are equally committed to ensuring a rigorous
approach that creates sustainable long-term value.
Our corporate responsibility vision emphasises the core roles we
Responsible Partner - We strive to be a trusted
partner to our clients
Responsible Investor - We strive to be
responsible stewards of our clients' assets within a framework of
good governance and transparency
Responsible Employer - We strive to be a
values-led organisation that attracts, develops and retains the
Responsible Citizen - We strive to be a
responsible member of our community and influence positive
Our corporate responsibility strategy is underpinned by our
values of Client focus, Excellence, Integrity and Respect. We
expect to be held accountable to these Values in all we do.
Our EMEA corporate responsibility framework is managed by an
Advisory Group comprised of senior executives from across the
business, reporting to the Business Management Committee, which is
our key regional senior management and decision-making forum.
Within this framework, objectives and initiatives are delivered by
teams across the business. We are a member of Business in the
Community, and we work together to ensure our approach includes
continual improvement and reflects best practice.
It's our pleasure to share with you our Responsibile Business 2017/2018 report,
outlining our corporate social responsibility activites and
progress for the period. This includes how we serve our clients,
manage their assets in a responsible manner, support and develop
our employees and contribute to our community.