Anna Hirai

ESG Analyst , Investment Stewardship

Anna Hirai

Anna Hirai is responsible for LGIM's voting and engagement activity on ESG issues, with a focus on the consumer staples and industrials sectors. She supports various ESG engagement campaigns including Climate Impact Pledge and contributes to updating LGIM’s exclusion list – Future World Protection List. She also represents LGIM in the 30% Club France Investor Group, an influential group of investors that engages with companies on diversity at senior leadership level. Anna joined LGIM in 2022 from SquareWell Partners where she held the title of Co-Head of ESG Research. Prior to that, she worked as an ESG Research Analyst at Vigeo Eiris, now part of Moody’s ESG Solutions. Anna graduated from University College London with a BA in History, Politics, and Economics.

Other articles by Anna Hirai

Setting a course for net zero: opportunities for investors in maritime decarbonisation
Anna Hirai
ESG and long-term themes

Setting a course for net zero: opportunities for investors in maritime decarbonisation

Shipping is a climate-critical sector, and coordinated action is needed to align it with a net ze...
By Anna Hirai
14 Dec 2023
4 min read
Climate lobbying: turning up the heat
ESG and long-term themes

Climate lobbying: turning up the heat

In this blog, we set out our expectations of companies regarding climate lobbying and disclosures...
By Anna HiraiCristy RodriguezDror Elkayam
25 May 2023
4 min read
Mind the gap… Circularity in action
ESG and long-term themes

Mind the gap… Circularity in action

In the first of two blogs on the circular economy, we unpick what the concept really means, and...
By Matthew CourtnellAnna Hirai
17 May 2023
4 min read
How we’re globalising our diversity engagement
ESG and long-term themes

How we’re globalising our diversity engagement

We believe diversity allows companies to perform better. As part of expanding our campaign on thi...
By Emma CameronAnna Hirai
14 Apr 2023
2 min read

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