Advancing the Asset Management industry
Sustainable Finance and Responsible Investment academic chair
We support and finance the Sustainable Finance and Responsible Investment academic chair, created in 2007, sponsored by the French Asset Management Association (AFG) and steered by Ecole Polytechnique and the Toulouse Institut d'Economie Industrielle (IDEI).
FIR - PRI award for Finance and Sustainable Development
Amundi funds the FIR/PRI European award for Finance and Sustainable Development and is a member of its Steering Committee. This award rewards the best academic works in this field.
Climate Economy chair
The Climate Economy chair is a joint initiative of CDC Climat and the Paris-Dauphine University, under the aegis of Fondation Institut Europlace de Finance. We support its research initiative on Carbon Prices and Markets.
Quantitative research analyses the performance of ESG signals upstream and downstream from portfolio construction so as to better integrate them in investment processes. We regularly publish our works in this field.
We take an active part in the many working groups conducted by market bodies so as to move responsible finance, sustainable development and corporate governance forward.
Amundi is a member of the French Asset Management Association (AFG), the EFAMA (European Fund and Asset Management Association), Eurosif, the French Institute of Administrators (IFA), a Director of Finansol, a member of the Forum for Responsible Investment (FIR), the Observatory for Societal Responsibility (ORSE) and the French Association of Financial Analysts (SFAF).
In this respect, we notably take part in the AFG's SRI Commission, the FIR's General Public Commission and the ORSE's Club Finance.
The Medici Committee
We steer the Medici Committee, a think tank dedicated to responsible finance, which aims to address major societal issues under the angle of finance, with a dual objective:
- to help Amundi define its investment policy
- more broadly, to contribute to social debate by enabling Amundi to fully play its societal role.
Chaired by Amundi's Chief Executive Officer, the Medici Committee is comprised of high-profile professionals of many different nationalities: scientists, economists, sociologists, philosophers, chief executives, representatives from the charity sector, etc.