Artemis is deeply aware of its broader responsibility to society and aspires to make a positive difference to the environment and communities in which we work and live. Artemis actively supports diversity and inclusion and encourages its employees to participate in charitable and community initiatives. The Artemis Charitable Foundation supports a broad range of causes.
Artemis’ governance is underpinned by a partnership structure alongside formal and separate assessment of remuneration and performance. These reinforce a culture of accountability, commitment and loyalty.
We recognise that one of the key determinants in our long-term success is the stability of our investment teams. Artemis has a low level of turnover among the fund managers and the partnership structure will ensure that this remains the case. We believe in creating a strong alignment of interests between our investment professionals and our clients. Our senior people invest in the funds they manage, and their compensation is linked to the investment success we achieve for our clients.
Artemis is a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) and currently has 29 partners who are fund managers and other key individuals at the firm. We believe that a partnership is a flexible and robust structure for an investment management business. An entrepreneurial culture of independent thinking has allowed our fund managers’ flair and enthusiasm for asset management to flourish in a collegiate environment.
The management committee takes ultimate responsibility for the firm’s governance structure. The management committee is supported by a number of key committees such as the executive committee and the compliance, risk & internal audit committee.
To ensure best practice and to support a robust governance structure, the partnership has appointed independent officers to key committees.
Artemis recognises that the quality and commitment of our people is a key determinant of success.
Artemis is an ‘equal opportunities’ employer. We ensure that people are recruited, selected, developed, remunerated and promoted on the basis of their skills and suitability for the work performed. We are committed to making full use of the talents and resources of all its people; and to ensuring that no-one receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of colour, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or philosophical belief, gender (including gender reassignment), sexual orientation, marital status, disability, part-time status, fixed-term status, parental responsibilities or age.
Artemis actively encourages our people to develop their expertise and professional knowledge, both through formal training and through self-development. They then share their skills in the wider world, through involvement in various charities and causes.
As long term investors, we are also conscious of our environmental duties, both as responsible investors in companies around the world and as consumers of the earth’s scarce resources.
From an investment viewpoint, each of our fund managers selects, manages and incorporates relevant environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in a way best suited to the specific investment approach of their funds.
As consumers, we aim to practise what we preach by measuring our annual carbon footprint and seeking ways to reduce our environmental impact. We are members of Planet Mark (opens in a new window), a certification programme recognising commitment to continuous improvement in sustainability, with specific targets to reduce our carbon emissions every year.
Diversity and inclusion
At Artemis, we embrace difference. Different backgrounds, ideas, opinions, experience and approaches create our advantage. This applies to the way fund managers operate our investment franchises but also to our own business. We are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace, where people of different ethnicities, genders, ages, religions, disabilities and sexual orientations, and with differences in education, personalities, skillsets, experiences and knowledge can succeed.
Charitable and community involvement
Each year, the firm gives a proportion of revenues to the Artemis Charitable Foundation, which manages our charitable activities and our involvement in the wider world.