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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

30 November 2017 – The Investment Leaders Group is delighted to announce Aon as the latest member to join its global network of pension funds, insurers and asset managers committed to advancing the practice of responsible investment.

aon logoAon will join the Investment Leaders Group (ILG)’s nine existing members: First State Investments, HSBC Bank Pension Trust (UK), HSBC Global Asset Management, Natixis Global Asset Management, Nordea, PIMCO, TIAA Global Asset Management, TKP Investments, and Zurich.

Tim Manuel, UK Head of Responsible Investment at Aon said: "We were delighted to join the Investment Leaders Group. It's an initiative we've always greatly admired. As the only investment consultancy in the group, we look forward to providing our unique insights and engaging our institutional clients on this important area of investment - and further developing the great body of research done to date. We are committed to bringing the best ideas and innovation to our clients and our involvement with the Investment Leaders Group will support that."

Kajetan Czyz, Programme Director for Sustainable Finance at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership said: “The addition of Aon to the Investment Leaders Group will strengthen our ability to influence change towards an investment chain in which economic, social and environmental sustainability are delivered as an outcome of the investment process itself.”

Aon supports institutional decision-makers with their investment challenges. The firm has more than 820 investment consulting colleagues around the world, serving over 2,500 clients with assets worth $4.2 trillion globally. They have expertise in actuarial work, investment consulting, fund management, trading, banking, economics, treasury and derivatives.

The Investment Leaders Group is a voluntary initiative, driven by its members, facilitated by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), and supported by academics in the University of Cambridge.