Institutional Investing
 

Sustainable Investing

TDAM is committed to integrating environmental, social, governance (ESG) and economic interests into the work we do with our clients

As an institutional money manager, TD Asset Management takes a long-term perspective in our duty to act in the best interests of our clients. In this fiduciary role, we believe that ESG issues should be taken into deliberation and where possible and appropriate, integrate these factors as part of our investment decision-making process. The goal is still to seek better risk-adjusted returns for clients in a manner that is consistent with our fiduciary obligations and clients' evolving investment and corporate objectives.

Achievements in support of these objectives include:

  • Becoming a signatory to the Carbon Disclosure Project
  • Becoming a signatory to the CDP Water Disclosure
  • Providing disclosure on our Proxy Practices TDAM TDAM USA

TDAM ESG Engagement Committee

The management of TDAM's Sustainable Investing Policy and ESG activities is directed by an internal Engagement Committee, which is comprised of seasoned professionals bringing diverse expertise such as legal, external distribution, as well as investment management and risk.      
The Committee oversees the implementation of our sustainable investing practices across the firm's investment groups, develops responsible investing objectives and undertakes the annual PRI reporting.

Click here to view the 2017 Sustainable Investing Annual Review Summary

Sustainable Investing Initiatives

  • UNEP FI TCFD Investor Pilot Report - "Changing Course", May 10, 2019

 

TD Asset Management was one of twenty institutional investors across the globe to take part in a pilot project conducted by the United Nations Environment Programme - Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) with the goal of assessing how climate change and climate action could impact investor portfolios around the world.  The report details the pilot results and provides insights on how the investment industry can adopt the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).  

View the report  here

    December 08, 2019