As part of our investment philosophy, we believe investing in listed infrastructure companies with quality management and strong corporate governance is one way to both improve investment returns and reduce risk. This view is based on our experience in the infrastructure sector and is supported by various academic studies over the years. Maple-Brown Abbott have had a long standing commitment to good corporate governance. This commitment was formalised in 2008 when the board approved the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) policy and the firm became a signatory to the United National Principles of Responsible Investing (UNPRI). The focus of this research paper is on the management and governance of global listed infrastructure companies.