Given its specificity as historic key player in the mutual insurance sector and in view of its core values, the Groupama Group, to which Groupama AM belongs, has been engaged from the outset in the development of a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy.
In fact, these principles have constituted the strong, historic values of Groupama AM since its creation. So, Groupama AM rapidly joined the process of reflection on the practice of its profession as asset manager, in consistency with its commitment to sustainable development.
Following the model of the Groupama Group, Groupama AM classifies its responsibilities into 4 main categories, namely responsibility as employer, responsibility to its clients, responsibility to civil society and responsibility for the environment.
Groupama AM promotes the development of its employees’ competencies via training and internal mobility.
Groupama AM is particularly attached to promoting male/female parity and is actively engaged in the fight against discrimination by advocating a recruitment policy that promotes diversity.
Groupama AM takes a long-term approach to ensuring the operational and financial performance of its portfolios under management and undertakes to contribute to the creation of value by meeting the expectations of its clients while maintaining due consideration to mutual interests:
As a pioneer of sustainable finance since the early 2000’s; the ambition of Groupama AM today is to progressively generalize this contribution to all its management mandates;
As a sign of its engagement and its proactive desire for transparency, Groupama AM was one of the very first management companies to establish a voting rights policy;
Finally, Groupama AM was one of the founder members and first signatories of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), established under the aegis of the UN
Groupama AM invests in causes in the public interest, especially via sponsorship actions.
Groupama AM is fully committed to these sponsorship actions and ensures maximum efficiency by concentrating in particular on aid to Children. Organizations caring for disadvantaged, sick and/or disabled children are supported by means of financial donations or gifts in kind.
Together with this priority target, Medical Research is a complementary recipient of our aid, in particular in the form of support for Foundations, especially the Groupama Foundation for rare diseases, or our more direct aid (financial donations) to specialized foundations.
Groupama AM deploys internal measures to limit the environmental impact of its activities (travel, use of fluids, energy consumption, etc.). This is reflected by the orientation of its environmental strategy towards initiatives such as:
Limiting the production of waste, and maximizing the re-use and recycling of currently unavoidable waste;
Giving preference to the purchase of supplies that are certified in conformity with sustainable development standards;
Raising the awareness of its suppliers and service providers to the importance of sustainable development as part of CSR policy.
Targeted actions: Groupama AM has undertaken a reforestation campaign in different parts of France, contributing to the annual planting of 3000 trees of diverse essences.