Global Operating Review

Pendal is an independent, global investment management business focused on delivering superior investment returns for our clients through active management.

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FY20 Highlights & FY21 Priorities

Despite the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, we continued to advance our sustainable initiatives during the year. We progressed our ESG integration processes, enhanced our governance framework, expanded our responsible investment capabilities, and further developed our stewardship practices.

FY20 Highlights

Highlights People Client Community
Established Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) committees to champion initiatives and support our Group’s D&I priorities
Continued to expand our suite of responsible investment strategies with the launch of the Group's first Impact strategy, the Regnan Credit Impact Trust and onboarding of the Global Equity Impact team
Boosted investment team knowledge of responsible investment topics through dedicated workshops run by our ESG specialist business, Regnan
Managed COVID-19 related risks and enhanced governance processes to ensure business continuity, employee wellbeing and leading client service
Enhanced our corporate governance framework and decision making processes
Formed Community Committees to identify and prioritise opportunities for community engagement
Improved overall employee engagement
Implemented a new global HR system

FY21 Priorities

Priorities People Client Community
Enhance practices and continue to develop processes to avoid complicity in modern slavery and publish our first Australian Modern Slavery Statement under the Australian Modern Slavery Act 2018
Continue to enhance ESG integration into our investment processes and broaden our product suite to meet evolving client needs
Implement ESG regulatory developments and publish a report to demonstrate application of the UK Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC) Stewardship Code 2020
Continue to enhance our approach to D&I
Refine our value proposition to maintain alignment with the Group’s strategy and a changing operating environment
Continue managing COVID-19 risks and enhance our workplace environment and policies to better facilitate flexible working
Continue to invest in technology to enhance our infrastructure, our client experience and leverage data from our new global HR system