The Global Corporate Credit Team at Janus Henderson believes that integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into credit analysis is integral to good investment decision-making. The following document explores how ESG is integrated into the credit investment process, helping to identify corporate borrowers with a sustainable future.

Key takeaways:

  • We believe that rigorous application of ESG principles can improve risk-adjusted returns.
  • As an active credit manager, we take into account all material risks and opportunities, of which ESG factors are key components.
  • Our approach blends top-down thematic research with bottom-up ESG assessment and proactive engagement with issuers.
  • We assign a proprietary ESG rating to each issuer we invest in.

Please click on this link to access the document.