OLD MUTUAL Investment Group believes 2020 marked the mainstreaming of responsible investing. It has engaged with 60 companies on 82 ESG issues and expanded ESG integration with new data sets for analysis. Investment professionals and research analysts support 161 portfolios, $20.3bn in AUM and $680m in external client assets. Old Mutual pushes for progress through proxy voting and launched South Africa’s first actively managed ESG equity fund in June 2020. Old Mutual Investment Group takes the 2021 award for Most Responsible Investment Manager (Southern Africa).