Renewing our commitment as a responsible financial player
Societal commitment remains one of Amundi’s building blocks.
In addition to developing a responsible investment strategy and providing high quality Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) analyses, we have implemented a Human Resources (HR) policy which fosters the development of individual and collective talent.
New awards for Amundi’s responsible approach
Amundi’s sustainable development and ESG commitment was recognised once again in 2017. For the third year in a row, the Group ranked first in the “SRI & Sustainability” survey issued by Extel and the UKSIF, and received an A+ grading from the PRI for its ability to implement a responsible approach for all its management strategies.
in SRI funds and strategie
New sustainable development thematics
Amundi’s ESG research teams issued four new sectorbased surveys in 2017.
One was dedicated to the “human rights and businesses” theme, while another covered the palm oil issue (“Palm oil – An environmental dilemma”). The other two publications addressed the ESG issues linked to deep water mining and to the need for more transparency to solve the global food challenge.
The Group’s ESG spans over
which are assessed according to a 36 criteria internal referential.
€2.3bn in AUM with a social impact
With AUM up by 30%, Amundi’s social impact strategies grew significantly in 2017. 29 solidarity-based players are currently being financed and 18 products were granted the Finansol label.
to support energy transition
Head of Human Resources
“Given our Group’s new international scope, we have to redouble our efforts to support and nurture our individual and collective talent, with the aim of boosting growth.”
Phileas goes international
Phileas, the internal digital training platform launched in December 2016, was made accessible to former Pioneer Investments employees on 3 July 2017, as a means to support the merger process.
Amundi promotes youth training and employment
In 2017, Amundi renewed all of its initiatives for young trainees. 350 of them joined the company in 2017 through internships, workstudy contracts, international volunteering programmes, CIFRE doctorates (industrial research training agreements) or summer jobs. The Group also supports them in their job searches.
Amundi creates its own women network
Amundi Women Network was launched in 2017, with a view to increasing gender diversity within the Group.
Amundi’s engagement index on the rise
For the second year in a row, Amundi took part in the Engagement and Recommendation Index (ERI) survey which helps measure employee engagement and recommendation an employer. The survey was sent to 3,000 people in France and in 12 other countries. Amundi’s global ERI performance reached 73% in positive answers, up 1 point from 2016.
“ Give A Hand ”, 2017 edition
In 2013, Amundi launched the “Give a Hand” programme, with a view to supporting and valuing employee commitment to volunteering. Through “Give a Hand”, the Group provides funding for employee-led environmental, solidarity-based, social and humanitarian projects.