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ESG Investing

At Glenmede Investment Management we aim to produce superior risk-adjusted returns for our clients. To do so, we seek to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) information, — where material — as part of our investment strategies. Our ESG investing capabilities also allow us to offer several strategies which take a more pronounced view on ESG as part of the investment process. In addition, we work with clients to design customized portfolios with focused strategies to meet investors’ ESG priorities.

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Strategy Offerings

As a Signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment, Glenmede is committed to a culture of continuous improvement that promotes sustainable investments by including environmental, social and governance factors in investment decisions where financially material. We are dedicated to advancing the field through research; building expertise, capabilities and investment solutions; and evolving our shareholder engagement efforts. Our ESG offerings span multiple approaches that utilize ESG information as a means to maximize risk-adjusted return, as indicated in the ESG investing spectrum and the associated strategy listings below.

ESG Integrated

Explicit consideration of material ESG factors in the traditional investment decision-making process

ESG Mandated

Use of ESG screens to avoid companies with poor ESG criteria and/or tilt toward companies with strong ESG characteristics


Dual goal to achieve at least market-rate returns and measurable environmental or social outcomes

Glenmede’s ESG Investing Affiliates

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