We aim to earn superior long-term returns through investment decisions that are founded on diligent fundamental research and a disciplined investment process. A key part of this is incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into all stages of our investment process. Here we discuss how this is done.

Articles in "ESG"

Our approach to responsible investing

By Raine Adams on 28 Jul 2022

viewing time: 7 mins

We are navigating an increasingly complex world in the wake of the pandemic and in the shadow of the Russia-Ukraine war. This brings to the forefront the...

What price are we paying for the Russia-Ukraine conflict?

By Horacia Naidoo-McCarthy on 11 Apr 2022

viewing time: 6 mins

As investors brace themselves for the impact of higher prices on their portfolios, Horacia Naidoo-McCarthy discusses how the prevailing environment may impac...

Why do the Sustainable Development Goals matter in investing?

By Vuyo Nogantshi on 11 Nov 2021

viewing time: 9 mins

In September 2015, the 193 member states of the United Nations unanimously adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and the UN’s 169 targets to achieve...

Protecting shareholder value: The importance of good corporate governance

By Tapologo Motshubi on 11 Jun 2021

viewing time: 3 mins

Recent incidents of corporate governance failures across the region highlight the need for stronger shareholder activism and a greater focus on strengthening...

Executive remuneration in times of uncertainty

By Vuyo Mroxiso on 13 Apr 2021

viewing time: 9 mins

We believe that a company’s remuneration policy should aim to attract, reward and retain competent executives, while incentivising alignment between these...

Stewardship and Business Sustainability Reports

By Andrew Lapping on 31 Mar 2020

viewing time: 1 min

This is the fifth year that we have published our Stewardship Report, which outlines how we integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into...

Executive remuneration: Skin in the game

By Pieter Koornhof on 17 Oct 2018

viewing time: 9 mins

At Allan Gray, we think carefully about the executive remuneration policies of companies in which we invest our clients’ capital. Why is this a worthwhile...

Steinhoff class action

By Rob Formby on 28 Sep 2018

viewing time: 1 min

Allan Gray, along with other South African institutions, is participating in a class action case being run in the Netherlands by Dutch law firm BarentsKrans ...

How to be a responsible investor

By Raine Adams on 19 Apr 2018

viewing time: 7 mins

Responsible investing has become a front-page issue in the last year as companies, investors and asset managers have had to respond to a number of ethical an...


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