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GLG Partners LP

PRI reporting framework 2017

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Promoting responsible investment

SG 09. Collaborative organisations / initiatives

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09.1. Select the collaborative organisation and/or initiatives of which your organisation is a member or in which it participated during the reporting year, and the role you played.

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Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

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Jason Mitchell acts as chair of UN PRI Hedge Fund Advisory Committee. GLG (within Man Group) has been active in developing round table discusses and working on the PRI workstream efforts such as the development of the DDQ. Man/GLG will be hosting the DDQ launch in May 11 of this year.

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

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          Hedge Fund Standards Board.
        

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

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Man Group is a founding and active member. Luke Ellis, CEO, currently is a board member for HFSB. Jason Mitchell recently presented at a HFSB event on responsible investing.

          Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition
        

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

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GLG Partners is helping developing a working stream paper on policy solutions to improve the carbon markets.

          AIMA (Alternative Investment Management Association). Robyn Grew, Man Group's CAO, is on the board of AIMA.
        

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

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          UK Stewardship Code
        

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

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SG 10. Promoting RI independently

10.1. Indicate if your organisation promotes responsible investment, independently of collaborative initiatives.

10.2. Indicate which of the following actions your organisation has taken to promote responsible investment, independently of collaborative initiatives.

10.3. Describe any additional actions and initiatives that your organisation has taken part in during the reporting year to promote responsible investment [Optional]

Jason Mitchell has spoken widely at RI events including at ABN Amro on climate change and most recently a HFSB event. He also published an article on responsible investing in South Korea, published in Institutional Investor. http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/blogarticle/3576505/blog/how-the-market-underestimates-south-koreas-shareholder-efforts.html#.WNTz-2_yjcs

GLG's Emerging Markets team has also widely written on the importance of ESG in EM markets. https://www.glgpartners.com/our-approach-to-esg-in-em

Several members of GLG including Carol Ward (COO) and Steven Desmyter (Head of Sales) have stated the importance of RI in the media.

Through its internship program with Oxford, GLG has funding internship research projects examining impact of ESG scores within certain markets.


SG 11. Dialogue with public policy makers or standard setters (Not Completed)


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