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Skandia

PRI reporting framework 2017

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ESG incorporation in actively managed fixed income

Implementation processes

FI 04. Incorporation strategies applied

04.1. Indicate 1) Which ESG incorporation strategy and/or combination of strategies you apply to your actively managed fixed income investments; and 2) The proportion (+/- 5%) of your total actively managed fixed income investments each strategy applies to.

SSA
100 Screening alone
0 Thematic alone
0 Integration alone
0 Screening + integration strategies
0 Thematic + integration strategies
0 Screening + thematic strategies
0 All three strategies combined
0 No incorporation strategies applied
100%
Corporate (financial)
100 Screening alone
0 Thematic alone
0 Integration alone
0 Screening + integration strategies
0 Thematic + integration strategies
0 Screening + thematic strategies
0 All three strategies combined
0 No incorporation strategies applied
100%
Corporate (non-financial)
0 Screening alone
0 Thematic alone
0 Integration alone
100 Screening + integration strategies
0 Thematic + integration strategies
0 Screening + thematic strategies
0 All three strategies combined
0 No incorporation strategies applied
100%

04.2. Describe your reasons for choosing a particular ESG incorporation strategy and how combinations of strategies are used.

Skandias ambition is to apply its ownership policy on all portfolio assets. When investing in corporate credits assessing sustainability issues are alligned with the standard credit research.

04.3. Additional information [Optional].


FI 05. ESG issues and issuer research (Private)


FI 06. Processes to ensure analysis is robust

06.1. Indicate how you ensure that your ESG research process is robust:

specify description

          ESG team reviews the portfolios regularly, based on ESG aspects.
        

06.2. Describe how your ESG information or analysis is shared among your investment team.

06.3. Additional information. [Optional]


(A) Implementation: Screening

FI 07. Types of screening applied

07.1. Indicate the type of screening you conduct.

Select all that apply
SSA
Corporate (financial)
Corporate (non-financial)
Negative/exclusionary screening
Positive/best-in-class screening
Norms-based screening

07.2. Describe your approach to screening for internally managed active fixed income

Screening is done according to the Skandia ownership policy quarterly by external screening providers. The screening outcome is continuously discussed with PM team. 

07.3. Additional information. [Optional]


FI 08. Negative screening - overview and rationale

08.1. Indicate why you conduct negative screening.

SSA

SSA

Corporate (financial)

Corporate (fin)

Corporate (non-financial)

Corporate (non-fin)

08.2. Describe your approach to ESG-based negative screening of issuers from your investable universe.

All holdings are screened quarterly. Skandia expects that companies we invest in will comply with UN Global Compact principles. Based on the screening outcome, as well as the severity of the breach and ownership share, we engage with those companies that are in breach with our ownership policy. If a breach occurs and if we do not see any willingness to change toward a more sustainable direction, Skandia will divest and/or exclude from our investment universe. Further, Skandia does not invest in companies that produce tobacco or produce and/or develop controversial weapons nor companies that have >30% of revenues from thermal coal production.

08.3. Additional information. [Optional]


FI 09. Examples of ESG factors in screening process (Private)


FI 10. Screening - ensuring criteria are met

10.1. Indicate which systems your organisation has to ensure that fund screening criteria are not breached in fixed income investments.

Type of screening
Checks
Negative/exclusionary screening?
Norms-based screening

10.2. Additional information. [Optional]


(C) Implementation: Integration

FI 14. Integration overview

14.1. Describe your approach to integrating ESG into traditional financial analysis.

Skandia's ambition is to apply its ownership policy on all portfolio assets. When investing in corporate credits assessing sustainability issues are alligned with the standard credit research procedure.

14.2. Describe how your ESG integration approach is adapted to each of the different types of fixed income you invest in.

Corporate (non-financial)

Addressing and assessing sustainability issues are in the due diligence process and is also an integral part of monitoring.

14.3. Additional information [OPTIONAL]


FI 15. Integration - ESG information in investment processes

15.1. Indicate how ESG information is typically used as part of your investment process.

Select all that apply
Corporate (non-financial)
ESG analysis is integrated into fundamental analysis
ESG analysis is integrated into security weighting decisions
ESG analysis is integrated into portfolio construction decisions
ESG analysis is a standard part of internal credit ratings or assessment
ESG analysis for issuers is a standard agenda item at investment committee meetings
ESG analysis is regularly featured in internal research notes or similar
ESG analysis is a standard feature of ongoing portfolio monitoring
ESG analysis features in all internal issuer summaries or similar documents
Other, specify

15.2. Additional information [OPTIONAL]


FI 16. Integration - E,S and G issues reviewed

16.1. Indicate the extent to which ESG issues are reviewed in your integration process.

Environment
Social
Governance
Corporate (non-financial)

Environmental

Social

Governance

16.2. Please provide more detail on how you review E, S and G factors in your integration process.

Corporate (non-financial)

ESG factors are considered in the due dilligence and monitoring process of investments. 

16.3. Additional information.[OPTIONAL]


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