2021 WINNERS


Congratulations to all of the winners! If you missed the live video announcement, you can now watch it on-demand here.


Best Sustainable & ESG Research & Ratings Provider

Winner: Sustainalytics


Best Sustainable & ESG Research Team

Winner: AllianceBernstein Sustainable Thematic Equities Team

Highly commended: Responsible Investments Team at Nordea Asset Management


Best Sustainable & ESG Support Services Provider or Consultancy

Winner: SRI Services


Best Sustainable & ESG Thought Leadership Paper

Winner: Aviva Investors with AIQ The Climate Edition

Highly commended: GIB Asset Management with Unlocking Humanitarian and Resilience Investing through Better Data


Best Sustainable and ESG Research Paper

Winner: Robeco with Sustainable voting behaviour of asset managers: do they walk the walk?


Best Sustainable & ESG Investment Initiative

Winner: DWS, AMX, Minerva Analytics, Northern Trust: Pooled Split Voting Initiative

Highly commended: HSBC Asset Management / HSBC Pollination Climate Asset Management joint venture


Best Sustainable & ESG Wealth Manager/DFM Group

Winner: EQ Investors

Highly comm
ended: Tribe Impact Capital


Most Innovative Sustainable & ESG Fund Launch

Winner: Schroder BSC Social Impact Trust


Best Impact Equity Fund

Winner: Montanaro Better World Fund

Highly commended: FP WHEB Sustainability Fund


Best Sustainable & ESG Equity Fund

Winner: Liontrust SF Global Growth Fund


Best Sustainable & ESG Bond Fund

Winner: AllianceBernstein Sustainable Global Thematic Credit Fund

Highly commended: Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund


Best Environmental / Climate Change Fund

Winner: Aviva Investors Climate Transition European Equity Fund


Best Sustainable & ESG Thematic Fund

Winner: Wellington Emerging Market Development Fund

Highly commended: RobecoSAM Smart Energy Equities Fund and Vontobel Fund - Clean Technology Fund


Best Sustainable & ESG Alternative Assets Fund

Winner: Gresham House Energy Storage Fund plc


Best Sustainable & ESG Multi-Asset Fund

Winner: Liontrust SF Managed Fund


Best Sustainable & ESG Portfolio Range

Winner: Pictet Asset Management Thematic Equities

Highly commended: Tribe multi-theme portfolios


Best Sustainable & ESG Index Provider

Winner: FTSE Russell, an LSEG business


Best Sustainable and ESG ETF

Winner: Franklin Liberty Euro Green Bond UCITS ETF


Most Innovative Sustainable & ESG ETF Launch

Winner: Rize Sustainable Future of Food UCITS ETF

Highly commended: BNP Paribas Easy ECPI Global ESG Blue Economy UCITS ETF


Best Sustainable & ESG Fund Management Group of the Year (AUM under £20bn)

Winner: WHEB Asset Management

Highly commended: Montanaro Asset Management


Best Sustainable & ESG Fund Management Group of the Year (AUM over £20bn)

Winner: Robeco


Outstanding Contribution to Sustainable & ESG Investing

Winner: Simon Bond, director of responsible investment portfolio management at Columbia Threadneedle Investments