Federal Finance Gestion has developed an in-house best in class research covering the whole investment universe. The data mining is realized by three ESG research providers and the dedicated team of analysts. Federal Finance Gestion brokers produce ESG research that can be included in sector-related analysis and to determine ESG issues in each analysed sector. Portfolio managers and credit analysts are part of the sectors ESG issues definition.
Federal Finance Gestion also has 2 screened stocks lists. The first is an exclusion list of companies involved in clusters bombs and landmines. An ESG ressearch provider delivers it to Federal Finance Gestion . The second is an intern list of companies in risk of breaching one of the UN Global Compact principles.
When relevant, the ESG analysts’ team looks into some ESG issues-specific analysis. For example, in 2017, Federal Finance Gestion produced a study on the coal industry and created a specific tool for carbon issues.