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Danske Bank

PRI reporting framework 2017

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LEA 17. Voting policy & approach

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17.1. Indicate whether your organisation has a formal voting policy.

17.2. Indicate what your voting policy covers:

17.3. Attach or provide a URL to your voting policy. [Optional]


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17.4. Provide a brief overview of your organization’s approach to (proxy) voting.

The Group's main ownership activities are described in RI Policy and the Group Ownership Policy. The purpose of the ownership policy is to protect and promote the long-term value creation in the listed companies in which the Group invests on behalf of its clients.

The ownership activities consist of analysts' and portfolio managers' dialogue with companies as part of the investment process, and secondarily voting activities on selected funds.

The purpose of the Responsible Policy is serve our customers interests by creating both competitive and sustainable returns. Voting is done on a select number of Nordic and European equity funds. The object is to protect and promote the long term value generation in the companies in which we are invested.

17.5. Provide an overview of how you ensure your voting policy is adhered to, giving details of your approach when exceptions to the policy are made (if applicable).

The Responsible Investment Board in Danske Bank monitors the ownership activities. All voting instructions are logged and reported to the local fund management companies – with up to a quarterly update of local fund management boards.