Minerva

Global Research, Ratings, Data & Proxy Voting

Minerva empowers investors with tools and data to make informed, sustainable stewardship and voting decisions. Through a comprehensive suite of four integrated services, Minerva supports better stewardship with high quality data, objective research and superior vote administration.

Minerva is committed to providing cost-effective, customisable services which allows investors to:

Identify key sustainability governance risks

Measure and manage governance risk with tailored ratings

Protect and enhance shareholder rights through a secure and confidential voting platform

Confidently engage with investee companies based on robust, evidence-based analysis

Proxy voting with integrated sustainability

Minerva integrates sustainability metrics at the point of AGM to support seamless integration of UN Global Compact, Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) and Financial Stability Board Climate Change Taskforce (TCFD) recommendations.

Minerva – a Solactive company

Solactive is an innovative index provider and financial data and technology provider that focuses on the development, calculation and distribution of tailor-made indices across all asset classes. As a Solactive company, Minerva operates from Frankfurt, Toronto and Hong Kong. Our ambition is to continue to expand our footprint in order to better serve our clients around the world.

TCFD Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures

Integrated TCFD Voting Guidelines

TCFD offers companies and investors important tools to help realise sustainable investment opportunities. Minerva supports informed stewardship with shareholder voting research and guidelines which fully integrate TCFD’s guidance with the most timely data available. Minerva is a fully accredited TCFD Supporter.

Custom Vote Policy

Adaptable, defensible, and evidence-based global voting policies based on good practices from leading regulators, academics and investors. Local market standards can be blended with supra-nation policies including OECD, CII and ICGN. All voting policies are custom as standard with highly granular policy points that are flexibly applied.

Global Research

Global shareholder voting research and data based on consistent, comparable, and in-depth analysis. Integrated Say on Pay and Say on Sustainability modules allow you to vote your values with ease. All guidance is fully transparent with comprehensive audit trails.

Proxy Vote Agency

Let our seasoned vote agency team takes care of the minutiae of vote management and leave you free to concentrate on value-added engagement.

Minerva’s team are the pioneers of electronic voting and are fully ready for Shareholder Rights Directive II

Minerva: diverse viewpoints

In the pursuit of secure investment returns, diverse viewpoints based on high-quality data and varied information are critical for portfolio construction. We believe that share ownership is no different. To turn today’s stewardship challenges into the next investment opportunity, investors need diverse perspectives on sustainable governance.

Stewardship: easier with the right data

Minerva’s clients can depend on us to inform and support their stewardship strategies with high quality governance reference data and secure vote execution solutions. If you are looking for a stewardship service partner who can support your individual needs with utmost integrity and highest levels of customisation, we are confident that Minerva can add value.

Latest news from our blog

UK Shareholder dissent hits 10 year low

UK Shareholder dissent hits 10 year low Shareholder dissent among investors in the top 350 UK companies stands at 2.95% on average for 2019, lower than 10 years ago, according to Minerva Analytics’ 2019 UK Voting Review. The figure – which covers 1 January to 3 September 2019 – compares to an average of 2.91% […]

Investors need courage of their ESG convictions

Investors need courage of their ESG convictions Asset owners must have the courage of their convictions to push forward with ESG policies – particularly when relevant data is hard to come by. That was one of the overarching messages from a panel hosted by Minerva Analytics’ Sarah Wilson at the first Responsible Asset Owners Global […]

UKSIF names Meehan as chair

UKSIF names Meehan as chair Michael Meehan has been appointed as the new chair of the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF). He replaces Lesley Alexander, former CEO of HSBC’s UK pension fund, who has served five years in the role. Meehan has been involved in sustainable finance for nearly 20 years, including working […]

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