Impact investing


Today, more and more institutional investors in the U.S. are seeking both financial and social returns from their investments. BMO supports their aim to build portfolios that have measurable positive returns – socially, environmentally and of course financially.


Investment products that support a more sustainable future

As a pioneer and leader in the Responsible Investing space, BMO brings 35 years of experience and an A+ rating by the UN Principles for Responsible Investment for our overall strategy and governance.

BMO offers a number of options for institutional investors looking for both financial and social returns, including:

  • The BMO Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) Strategy provides customized solutions based on individual client investment goals and unique social preferences, including exclusions and SRI-preference-driven overlays
  • The BMO LGM Responsible GEM ESG Strategy invests in emerging markets equities which benefit from specified ESG themes within our responsible GEM universe. Through screening and engagement, the strategy aims to reduce ESG-related risk and contribute to sustainable development in emerging markets.


Engaging Stakeholders

Investment practices

Our environmental, social and governance (ESG) specialists support the integration of ESG factors into investment processes throughout the entire group.

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BMO Global Asset Management

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Responsible Lending

Responsible lending

BMO integrates environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into our financing and lending activities – mitigating risk while creating the conditions that drive a more sustainable future.

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