Investable SSA universe is divided into four buckets based on Corruption Index score (CPI). Best score category is favoured and issuers in the worst quartile are usually avoided or scrutinized thoroughly.
In corporates we use the MSCI data for screening the portfolio and markets in general. Screening is done to understand the risks in the specific investment and on a portfolio level. We screen for certain elements like CO2 emissions, controversial weapons, global compact and positive impact. The thematic approach involves for e.g CO2 intensity and positive impact within the credit portfolio.