For the roles for which you have RI oversight/accountability or implementation responsibilities, indicate how you execute these responsibilities.
All members of the Parnassus Investments team are involved in implementing the firm's responsible investment policy, as it is integrated into the research process. The Parnassus Investments team also includes three full-time staff members who are exclusively dedicated to ESG research and engagement. The ESG analysts ensure that every investment meets the minimum standard for qualitative and exclusionary screening. In addition, the ESG analysts guide, record and monitor engagement activities, and initiate due diligence on community development investments. Parnassus Investments' Chief Investment Officer (CIO) has the final say on ESG matters that involve oversight or implementation. The CIO reports directly to the Board of Trustees on matters related to responsible investing policies and implementation.