Proxy voting and engagement
The Fund adheres to sustainable investment proxy voting guidelines in partnership with a leading global provider. OIM’s sustainable voting policy generally references globally recognized sustainability-related initiatives such as the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). It promotes sustainable business practices, fair labour practices, non-discrimination, the protection of human rights, and gender diversity on boards, among other objectives. They advance positive corporate ESG actions which promote practices that mitigate financial and reputational risk.
An active sustainable voting policy combined with an engagement approach creates more effective and sustainable impact. The Fund believes in a constructive dialogue with company management in order to positively affect corporate behavior and promote change consistent with sustainability and our fiduciary responsibilities.