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Maple-Brown Abbott Limited

PRI reporting framework 2017

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Governance and human resources

SG 07. RI roles and responsibilities


Roles present in your organisation

          Head Australian / Asian / GLI Equities
          Marketing Executives

Other description (1)

Other description (2)

          Operations staff

07.2. For the roles for which you have RI oversight/accountability or implementation responsibilities, indicate how you execute these responsibilities.

Responsible investment is a companywide undertaking.  Maple-Brown Abbott’s Board has approved the company’s Responsible Investment Policy and endorses our responsible investment initiatives. It is the company’s Managing Director and Heads of Departments who drives the company’s responsible investment agenda.  The underlying responsibility of integrating ESG into the investment process however, lies with each analyst, who conduct ESG research and make recommendations, and each portfolio manager, who incorporates these recommendations into their investment decisions.  The firm’s marketing and operations teams are also involved in the compliance with, and implementation of our Responsible Investment Policy and the fulfilment of our obligations under the UNPRI.

07.3. Indicate the number of dedicated responsible investment staff your organisation has.

1 Number

07.4. Additional information. [Optional]

Recognising the strategic importance of ESG, and seeking to continually improve our ESG capabilities, Maple-Brown Abbott appointed one of its senior investment analysts to the role of specialist ESG analyst in early 2015.  Maple-Brown Abbott’s specialist ESG analyst is responsible for overseeing the integration of ESG issues into the investment process and for co-ordinating the implementation of the firm’s Responsible Investing, Engagement and Proxy Voting Policies and initiatives.  Maple-Brown Abbott’s specialist ESG analyst has worked at Maple-Brown Abbott for over ten years, as both a portfolio manager and investment analyst, covering the resources sector, and since 2011, ESG.  This investment experience gives our specialist ESG analyst unique insight into ESG and our investment process.  

SG 08. RI in performance management, reward and/or personal development (Private)