ESG interest drives Candriam's 11% AUM growth         

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Candriam's assets under management increased by €18bn to €158bn in 2021 due to increasing appetite for ESG-related funds, according to the fund manager. Throughout the course of the year, Candriam's own ESG assets also surpassed the €100bn mark, accounting for nearly 70% of the fund manager's total assets. Candriam stated that "constructive engagement and ESG proxy voting are two key sustainability performance drivers". The fund manager took part in 2,060 meetings with portfolio companies and voted on 26,605 resolutions throughout the year, opposing around 25% of total management r...

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