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Rabobank Pensioenfonds

PRI reporting framework 2017

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Engagement

Overview

LEA 01. Description of approach to engagement

New selection options have been added to this indicator. Please review your prefilled responses carefully.

01.1. Indicate whether your organisation has a formal engagement policy.

01.2. Indicate what your engagement policy covers:

01.3. Attach or provide a URL to your engagement policy. [Optional]

URL

Attach document


01.4. Provide a brief overview of your organization’s approach to engagement

On behalf of Rabobank pension fund, our service provider Robeco engages with companies in which we invest. In 2016, we engaged with 140 companies on 159 engagement cases.

Rabobank pension fund believes that engagement and voting are critical elements of a successful responsible investing approach and can improve the risk-return profile of our investments. Our engagement approach is a focused pro-active approach in which a relevant subset of companies in our portfolio is targeted for a constructive dialogue on environmental, social and governance factors.

01.5. Additional information [optional]


LEA 02. Reasoning for interaction on ESG issues (Not Completed)


Process

Process for engagements conducted with/on your behalf by service providers

LEA 07. Role in engagement process

New selection options have been added to this indicator. Please review your prefilled responses carefully.

07.1. Indicate if you play a role in the engagement process that your service provider conducts on your behalf.

07.2. Indicate the role(s) you play in engagements that your service provider conducts on your behalf.

07.3. Additional information. [Optional]

Regular consultations with our service provider, allow us to be part of the decision making process for engagement topics. We are involved in the selection process and we monitor these engagement via engagement reports. Our service provider frequently updates us on the most important engagement developments. We receive a full report on all engagement activity on a quarterly and annual basis.These reports are discussed in the Board Meeting. On an annual basis our service provider will attend the board meeting to evaluate the past year and discuss issues for the coming year.


LEA 08. Monitor / discuss service provider information

08.1. Indicate whether you monitor and/or discuss the following information provided to you by your service provider

Please select all that apply

08.2. Additional information. [Optional]

We receive from our service provider Robeco quartely reports with the most important updates on engagement. This includes the introduction of new themes, important engagement achievements and quartely statistics. On an annual basis we receive a full report with all engagement activities. This includes objectives per engagement case, status of engagement and reports of the most important contact moments with companies. This report also includes statistics of engagement cases per region, sector topic etc.


General processes for all three groups of engagers

LEA 09. Share insights from engagements with internal/external managers (Private)


LEA 10. Tracking number of engagements

10.1. Indicate if you track the number of engagements your organisation participates in.

Type of engagement
Tracking engagements

Service provider engagements

10.2. Additional information. [OPTIONAL]

All engagement cases are reported, at least at an annual basis. The number of engagement cases carried out per quarter are tracked on a quarterly basis.


Outputs and outcomes

LEA 11. Number of companies engaged with, intensity of engagement and effort (Private)


LEA 12. Engagement methods (Private)


LEA 13. Engagements on E, S and/or G issues (Not Applicable)


LEA 14. Companies changing practices / behaviour following engagement (Private)


LEA 15. Examples of ESG engagements (Private)


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