ESG Everyday: A Framework for Fixed Income Portfolios

ESG Everyday: A Framework for Fixed Income Portfolios

This article was reproduced from Fiera Capital's contribution to CFA Toronto's Analyst Magazine – December 2020 issue 


The words Environmental, Social and Governance have become commonplace in the lexicon of investors of late. Though the ESG spotlight often falls on equity investors, the consideration of ESG factors is equally paramount in the world of fixed income, both from an investor and an issuer’s point of view. 

 

Philippe Ouellette, MSc, CFA 
Vice-President and Senior Portfolio Manager 
Integrated Fixed Income, Fiera Capital Corporation 

Jasper Beerepoot, MBA 
Senior Analyst & Head of Credit Research 
Integrated Fixed Income, Fiera Capital Corporation 

Jason Carvalho, CFA, CAIA 
Senior Vice-President & Capability Specialist 
Fixed Income, Fiera Capital Corporation