Long Term Strategy - Calgary Tower

Long-Term Strategy

Committed to Longevity and Sustainability

AIMCo’s clients are long-term investors, so we are building an organization with the longevity and sustainability to be there for them years into the future. We instill a deep commitment to strategic thinking, and an emphasis on performance, in all areas of our business. The path to achieving this has been systematic, reshaping our Guiding Principles: Vision, Core Values, and Key Success Drivers. These are important fundamentals from which all other strategy work will cascade and their importance is regularly communicated across the organization.

2015 Corporate Objectives Performance

Client Satisfaction

  • Implement a client relations management system
  • Survey our clients annually and develop scorecards using key metrics, against which we will measure ourselves in future iterations of the survey

Investment Performance

  • Meet or exceed clients’ investment objectives
  • Undertake a detailed review of AIMCo benchmarks to ensure meaningful alignment with our clients objectives
  • Undertake a detailed review of the investment strategies of AIMCo’s illiquid asset classes

Financial and Operational Performance

  • Manage operational risk and internal control effectiveness while ensuring current internal controls are appropriate
  • Ensure effective cost management

Strategic Performance

  • Continue to enhance AIMCo’s capability for organizational planning, performance and accountability

Doing Business the Right Way / People

  • Continue to build on the strengths of our AIMCo team
  • Provide ongoing professional development opportunities for our team
  • Continue to enhance team engagement and retention programs

Key Corporate Objectives for 2016

Client Satisfaction

  • Improve enterprise-wide understanding of our clients to provide all AIMCo professionals with a clearer understanding of their priorities and objectives
  • Expand client survey to include a broader set of clients and improve overall client survey scores year over year by an agreed upon metric

Investment Performance

  • Collaborate with clients to develop innovative investment solutions that meet or exceed performance objectives
  • Continue to integrate the pillars of Responsible Investment into investment considerations
  • Continued evolution of our Investment Risk program

Financial and Operational Performance

  • Deliver projects in a timely manner and within budget
  • Ensure effective cost management

Strategic Performance

  • Provide high quality investment management services beyond investment return

Doing Business the Right Way / People

  • Further enhancements of our control environment, predominately Enterprise Risk Management program evolution
  • Continue to build on the strengths of our AIMCo team, and continuously evolve our People strategy
  • Increase emphasis on Core Values to ensure they are incorporated into our daily routines

Investment Performance

Active management generating long-term sustainable returns


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