Since 2015, LSE has adopted a Environmental, Social and Governance Policy (prevously called Socially Responsible Investment policy until November 2022) which applies to the £200m of endowment funds originating from grants or donations and the long-term investment of retained surpluses (School endowments). The endowments are invested across circa 15 managers. The School is committed to working to improve the Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) behaviours of its fund managers. Read more about our approach to responsible investment.
Make an impact
We will incentivise changes in corporate behaviour by selecting fund managers who actively engage with the companies they invest in, encouraging transitions to low carbon business models.
Communicate our approach
We will actively communicate our approach in an open and transparent manner.
Cooperate with others
We will leverage and extend our external partnerships, using our influence to advocate for positive change.
Examples of supporting initiatives: