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Wells Fargo Asset Management

PRI reporting framework 2018

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(A) Implementation: Screening

LEI 04. Types of screening applied

04.1. Indicate and describe the type of screening you apply to your internally managed active listed equities.

Type of screening

Screened by


Negative screening is incorporated by client request and is desinged to align with specific client needs.

04.2. Describe how the screening criteria are established, how often the criteria are reviewed and how you notify clients and/or beneficiaries when changes are made.

We are able to incorporate most client screening requests, provided that they do not substantially impact the independent investment team's ability to effectively deliver its strategy to the client. We carefully review clients' guidelines to ensure that we can invest within the investment style, given the clients' restrictions.

LEI 05. Processes to ensure screening is based on robust analysis

05.1. Indicate which processes your organisation uses to ensure screening is based on robust analysis.

05.2. Indicate the proportion of your actively managed listed equity portfolio that is subject to comprehensive ESG research as part your ESG screening strategy.

05.3. Indicate how frequently third party ESG ratings are updated for screening purposes.

05.5. Additional information. [Optional]

Our compliance team utilizes MSCI Business Involvement Screening Research for ESG screening activities. This data is reviewed by the vendor to incorporate corporate actions on a monthly basis (to account for activities such as acquisitions, consolidations, mergers, name changes, public offerings, spinoffs, and splits).

LEI 06. Processes to ensure fund criteria are not breached (Private)