Passive Fund Providers Take an Active Approach to Investment Stewardship

Asset managers who provide index-tracking investments are becoming increasingly influential, often ranking among the largest investors of public companies. To better understand the investment stewardship activities of these index managers, we surveyed the largest providers of index funds and exchange-traded funds across the U.S., Europe, and Asia. 

In this report, you will learn:
  • What managers have in common and how they differ
  • Ways to assess the stewardship practices of asset managers
  • Why index managers are in a unique position to effect change