We have seen growing interest in these issues over the years as more and more investors are seeking investments that take into account environmental, social and governance considerations.
Montpelier, VT (PRWEB) March 25, 2016
Sentinel Asset Management, Inc. announced that it has signed the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment, known as PRI. The PRI initiative is recognized as the leading global network for investors and financial industry participants who are committed to integrating environmental, social and governance considerations into their investment practices and ownership policies.
“We are delighted to welcome Sentinel Asset Management to the PRI,” said Fiona Reynolds, managing director. “They have long demonstrated a commitment to ESG and sustainability issues and are an excellent example of investment managers who understand that taking a long-term view of the market, which looks at ESG considerations, can lead to attractive returns for investors.”
As a signatory to the PRI, which are voluntary and aspirational, Sentinel joins nearly 1,500 other asset owners, investments managers and service providers worldwide, representing approximately US $59 trillion in assets under management.
“We have seen growing interest in these issues over the years as more and more investors are seeking investments that take into account environmental, social and governance considerations,” said Tom Brownell, president and CEO of Sentinel Asset Management, Inc. “Being responsible stewards of capital as well as being good corporate citizens is an integral part of who we are at Sentinel and it is at the heart of National Life Group. We live our values to Do Good. Be Good. Make Good. Every day. By becoming signatories to the PRI, we are demonstrating our ongoing commitment to these values.”
About Sentinel Asset Management, Inc.
Sentinel is an active asset manager headquartered above the noise of Wall Street, in Montpelier, Vermont.
We are an integral part of National Life Group, a mutually held family of financial service companies with roots dating back to 1848. Sentinel’s range of actively managed mutual funds is designed to find attractive returns through the combination of quantitative analysis and deep fundamental research. Learn more about Sentinel at sentinelinvestments.com.
About National Life Group
At National Life, our story is simple: For more than 167 years we’ve worked hard to deliver on our promises to millions of people with our vision of providing peace of mind in times of need. It’s our cause, stemming from a deep passion to live our values to do good, be good and make good, every day. Learn more at NationalLife.com.
About the Principles for Responsible Investment (“PRI”)
The United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) Initiative is an international network of investors working together to put the six principles for responsible investment into practice. Its goal is to understand the implications of Environmental, Social and Governance issues (ESG) for investors and support signatories to incorporate these issues into their investment decision making and ownership practices. In implementing the principles, signatories contribute to the development of a more sustainable global financial system. Visit unpri.org.
Contact: Ross Sneyd, corporate communications, National Life Group, 802.229.3866.
National Life Group® is a trade name of National Life Insurance Company, Montpelier, VT – founded in 1848, Life Insurance Company of the Southwest, Addison, TX – chartered in 1955, and their affiliates. Each company of National Life Group is solely responsible for its own financial condition and contractual obligations. Life Insurance Company of the Southwest is not an authorized insurer in New York and does not conduct insurance business in New York. Equity Services, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC, is a Broker/Dealer and Registered Investment Adviser affiliate of National Life Insurance Company.
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