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Taurus Funds Management Pty Limited

PRI reporting framework 2018

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Investment policy

SG 01. RI policy and coverage

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

01.1. Indicate if you have an investment policy that covers your responsible investment approach.

01.2. Indicate the components/types and coverage of your policy.

Select all that apply

Policy components/types

Coverage by AUM

01.3. Indicate if the investment policy covers any of the following

01.4. Describe your organisation’s investment principles and overall investment strategy, and how they consider ESG factors and real economy impact.

Taurus is a responsible investor which seeks to generate superior risk-adjusted returns by investing in mining companies and projects globally.

As a responsible investor in the mining sector, Taurus supports the UN Global Compact, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Labour Organization's core labour principles and is a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment.

Accordingly, Taurus will only invest in companies or projects which do, or will in Taurus' belief, undertake environmental, social, and corporate governance practices which are consistent with these documents and principles. In addition, in our private equity business, Taurus will:

- Actively engage with management of current and future investee companies and work with these people to obtain an appropriate level of disclosure of ESG-related issues,

- Actively promote the International Council for Mining and Metals principles and processes in investee companies, and,

- Implement and report on ESG progress to Taurus' investors

As a responsible investor in the mining sector, Taurus supports the UN Global Compact, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Labour Organisation's core labour principles and is a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment.

 

01.5. Provide a brief description of the key elements, any variations or exceptions to your investment policy that covers your responsible investment approach. [Optional]


SG 02. Publicly available RI policy or guidance documents

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02.1. Indicate which of your investment policy documents (if any) are publicly available. Provide a URL and an attachment of the document.

URL/Attachment

02.2. Indicate if any of your investment policy components are publicly available. Provide URL and an attachment of the document.

URL/Attachment

URL/Attachment

02.3. Indicate if your organisation’s investment principles, and overall investment strategy is publicly available

02.4. Additional information [Optional].


SG 03. Conflicts of interest

03.1. Indicate if your organisation has a policy on managing potential conflicts of interest in the investment process.

03.2. Describe your policy on managing potential conflicts of interest in the investment process.

At the individual fund product level procedures for managing conflicts of interest are dealt with extensively in the respective fund's governing documents. In addition, as a standard component of the investment process, our investment committees require formal disclosure and discussion of any potential conflicts of interest at the time an investment proposal is tabled and may require these to be discussed with the respective fund's advisory board (made up of investors).

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]


SG 04. Identifying incidents occurring within portfolios (Not Completed)


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