Founded in 1930, Dodge & Cox is headquartered in San Francisco, California, United States and it is an independently owned investment firm. It provides investment management services and its clients range from individuals, non-profits, endowments, and foundations to family offices and bank trust departments. As of June 30, 2022, the company manages USD 327 billion for individual and institutional investors.
Dodge & Cox provides evidence that it is a member of FAIRR and collectively engages with companies to which it provides financial services on the topic of their nature- and biodiversity-related impacts.
In terms of its approach to senior leadership accountability, there is no evidence that Dodge & Cox assigns responsibility for sustainability to the group’s highest governing body and that it links the remuneration of its executive or management teams to sustainability performance criteria. Furthermore, no evidence was found that the financial institution is committed to gender equality and women’s empowerment and it has an opportunity to disclose the proportion of women in its highest governing body and in senior leadership roles as well as how it addresses any gender pay gaps. In addition to its proxy voting policy, the asset manager has an opportunity to describe its engagement approach on sustainability themes and impact topics with investees.
There is no evidence that Dodge & Cox discloses a target to reach net-zero financed emissions by 2050. The financial institution also has an opportunity to disclose the key sectors and companies it has identified as priorities to engage with on climate change, specifically on the alignment with the Paris Agreement. Additionally there is no evidence that the financial institution discloses its financing activities devoted to climate solutions and that it is committed to minimising its negative impacts or financing regenerative solutions.
There is no evidence that Dodge & Cox has a publicly available policy statement committing it to respect human rights laid out in the United Nations Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the ILO declaration on fundamental rights at work. Furthermore, it has an opportunity to describe a comprehensive process for identifying its human rights risks and impacts across all its activities, especially its financing activities. To provide transparency on financial inclusivity, the financial institution has an opportunity to disclose the amount of investments directed towards low-income developing countries.
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United States of America
Revenue: USD 1.7 billion; Total assets: USD 10.4 billion