Business Ethics

Business ethics committee promotes high standards of corporate culture and integrity in business strategy and operations. Current priorities include human rights, corporate taxation, political lobbying and donations, as well as the broader relationship between ethics, risk and trust in business.


Governance questions posed by the changing U.S. political landscape
Consistent with their stewardship obligations, institutional investors around the world regularly monitor and assess changing political dynamics, geopolitical tensions, economic stability and systemic risks. This broad purview of political assessment includes the outcomes of key elections in 2016 that triggered a new policy trajectory in important global markets where global institutional investors have considerable holdings and exposure.