Crédit Mutuel Asset Management: Most Responsible Fund Manager France 2020

Crédit Mutuel Asset Management

Crédit Mutuel Asset Management serves as the responsible steward of €60bn in group-level assets. The firm is the asset management subsidiary of Credit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale. Over the past two years, it has developed the sturdy tech backbone to support strict customer focus and provide easy access to its services. Crédit Mutuel AM caters to institutions, asset managers, private enterprises, individuals, employee savings schemes and associations. It has cultivated a supportive corporate culture with paths for career growth and mobility. Employees are trained in all levels of the investment process, and ESG concerns are embedded throughout the professional development programme. Crédit Mutuel AM engages with stakeholders to promote financial inclusion and sustainable growth, and is committed to reducing the group’s environment impact. Its CSR approach, based on co-operative and mutualist principles, drives the group’s customer commitments and ESG targets. The firm applies risk controls on assets and encourages communication from members and customers. The current range includes socially responsible investment funds, which provide financing to a cross-sector range of companies and public entities striving to advance sustainable development. There are also green bond and solidarity fund options. Green bonds support the energy transition and projects with high environmental benefits, while solidarity funds channel investment income into social, humanitarian or environmental projects. The firm’s governance strategy has proven successful and will continue to map the course for the future. The judging panel approves, and presents Crédit Mutuel Asset Management with the 2020 award for Most Responsible Fund Manager (France).

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