Strategy Focus on Global Impact Credit

T. Rowe Price

Strategy Summary

  • The Global Impact Credit Strategy simultaneously seeks benchmark outperformance and positive environmental and social impact by seeking to invest in durable, growing businesses with measurable impact criteria.
  • Our investment philosophy is centered around creating a material and measurable impact through our investments, while also promoting impact through our scale and resources and through collaborating with clients to achieve desired, long‑term outcomes.
  • Our fundamental research platform and dedicated responsible investing (RI) team—which is focused on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues—provide the breadth of resources and global perspective necessary in building a positive impact portfolio.
  • Collaboration across our fixed income, equity, responsible investing, and quantitative research teams yields opportunities to exploit inefficiencies across credit markets.
  • Security selection begins with issuers that have a clearly identified positive impact thesis aligned with at least one of our impact pillars—climate and resource impact, social equity and quality of life, and sustainable innovation and productivity. These pillars are aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).
  • We quantify impact outcomes individually and collectively as we translate intentionality into a defined impact measurement framework.
  • Our investment process isn’t limited to ESG‑labeled debt. We look to a broad opportunity set, spanning across the corporate and credit universe to identify the highest impact‑aligned issuers.
  • Engagement is a crucial tool to enhance our impact analysis of a company. We typically seek to understand how an issuer is progressing on its impact journey as well as partner with them to accelerate that journey and achieve desired outcomes.
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T. Rowe Price
T. Rowe Price

T. Rowe Price is a global asset management firm with broad investment capabilities across Equity, Fixed Income, Multi-Asset and Alternative Strategies, highly committed to excellence in service and putting client interests first. We understand that insurers have many unique considerations impacting portfolio design, and we are proud to work with many of the largest insurers in the world delivering diverse and custom solutions designed to meet those needs. Our dedicated insurance relationship managers act as an extension of your team and serve as a conduit to the T. Rowe Price organization while proactively bringing the firm’s vast resources to bear. We offer a consultative, problem-solving approach and the ability to implement solutions based on specific client objectives, constraints, and risk tolerance.

Ben Riley, Brian Rapino
Senior Relationship Managers, Insurance
100 E Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

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