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Zürcher Kantonalbank

PRI reporting framework 2017

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Implementation not in other modules

SG 12. ESG issues in strategic asset allocation

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12.1. Indicate if your organisation executes scenario analysis and/or modelling in which the risk profile of future ESG trends at portfolio level is calculated.

12.2. Indicate if your organisation considers ESG issues in strategic asset allocation and/or allocation of assets between sectors or geographic markets.

12.3. Additional information. [OPTIONAL]

SG 13. Long term investment risks and opportunity (Private)

SG 14. Allocation of assets to environmental and social themed areas (Private)

SG 15. ESG issues for internally managed assets not reported in framework

15.1. Describe how you address ESG issues for internally managed assets for which a specific PRI asset class module has yet to be developed or for which you are not required to report because your assets are below the minimum threshold.

Asset Class

Describe what processes are in place and the outputs or outcomes achieved



  • We do not offer specific investment vessels for single soft commodities for wheat, corn, soya and rice to our customers. Further we do no property trading with the mentioned soft commodities.
  • For customers who wants to invest in commodities (collective investment vessel) - but not in soft commodities (wheat, corn, soya and rice) - we offer a specific structured commodity product, which excludes e.g. futures on single soft commodities.
  • In 2015 we launched as first swiss bank fair trade (Max Havelaar) gold ingots.
  • In 2015/16  Zürcher Kantonalbank intitated a study together with the Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CCRS) of the Universitiy of Zurich in the field of soft commodities:
    Does the financialization of global agricultural market threaten food security? New volatility models for more sustainable commodity investments.

15.2. Additional information [Optional].

SG 16. ESG issues for externally managed assets not reported in framework (Not Applicable)