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The University of Edinburgh

PRI reporting framework 2017

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Objectives and strategies

SG 05. RI goals and objectives

05.1. Indicate if and how frequently your organisation sets and reviews objectives for its responsible investment activities.

05.2. Additional information. [Optional]

Objectives are set and reviewed at quarterly Investment Committee meetings

SG 06. Main goals/objectives this year

06.1. List the main responsible investment objectives that your organisation set for the reporting year.

Responsible investment processes

Key performance indicator

          Transparency of decisions and performance on ESG within endowment and investment fund

Progress achieved

Website includes all fossil fuel review group information as well as policy decisions and performance

Key performance indicator

          Further incorporation of ESG in listed equity

Progress achieved

Switch completed to Global Alpha Choice fund for listed equity with Baillie Gifford.  The fund applies far reaching screens in the following areas:  tobacco, gambling, alcohol, armaments and adult entertainment as well as the University criteria in relation to fossil fuel investment. 

          Impact of Responsible Investment on Pooled Funds

Key performance indicator

          Policies regarding Fossil Fuels and Armaments on pooled investment vehicles reviewed early 2016

Progress achieved

Review carried out in 2016

Financial performance of investments

ESG characteristics of investments

Other activities

06.2. Additional information.