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Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank

PRI reporting framework 2018

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Implementation processes

LEI 01. Percentage of each incorporation strategy

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

01.1. Indicate (1) which ESG incorporation strategy and/or combination of strategies you apply to your actively managed listed equities and (2) the breakdown of your actively managed listed equities by strategy or combination of strategies (+/- 5%)

ESG incorporation strategy (select all that apply)

Percentage of active listed equity to which the strategy is applied
99 %
Percentage of active listed equity to which the strategy is applied
1 %
Total actively managed listed equities 100%

01.2. Describe your organisation’s approach to incorporation and the reasons for choosing the particular ESG incorporation strategy/strategies.

Screening includes exclusion criteria and a best-in-class approach. We strongly believe that a combination of negative and positive screening enhances the risk/return profiles of our investment portfolios.

01.3. If assets are managed using a combination of ESG incorporation strategies, briefly describe how these combinations are used. [Optional]

LEI 02. Type of ESG information used in investment decision (Private)

LEI 03. Information from engagement and/or voting used in investment decision-making (Private)

(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


Exclusion of controversial weapons

Climate change

 Extraction of fossil fuels

 Operation of fossil-fuel power stations

 Production of aircrafts

 Airlines

Depletion of the ozone layer

 Production of substances that deplete the ozone layer

Loss of biodiversity

 Production of persistent organic pollutants(POP)

 Forestry without FSC certification

 Fishing without MSC certification

Nuclear energy

 Nuclear power plants and permanent disposal sites for nuclear waste

 Production of nuclear reactors

Genetic technology

 Release of genetically modified organisms

Social problems

 Production of Arms

 Production of tobacco and smoking

 Positive/best-in-class screening

Screened by


"Industry leaders" are those large cap companies in their respective industries and regions that set an example by excelling at taking responsible actions in terms of environmental protection, social and governance issues. The selection of industry leaders is based on a multi-step process. The quantitative analysis compares roughly 50 environmental, social and corporate governance indicators.

Screened by


Our positive screening indictors encompass a broad range of different sustainability norms (in German):


 Biodiversitätskonvention (CBD) inkl. Nagoya-Protokoll über den Zugang zu genetischen Ressourcen und gerechten Vorteilsausgleich

 Cartagena-Protokoll über die biologische Sicherheit

 International Tropical Timber Agreement (ITTA, 1983)

 Washingtoner Artenschutzübereinkommen (CITES)

 Klimarahmenkonvention (UNFCCC) inkl. Kyoto-Protokoll

 GHG-Protokoll

 Montrealer Protokoll über Stoffe, die zu einem Abbau der Ozonschicht führen

 Stockholmer Konvention über langlebige organische Schadstoffe (POP-Übereinkommen)

 REACH Europäische Chemikalienverordnung

 OECD-Leitsätze für multinationale Unternehmen

 UN Global Compact


 ILO-Kernarbeitsnormen (u.a. Arbeitsbedingungen, Kinder-, Zwangsarbeit)

 Menschenrechtsabkommen der UNO (u.a. Freiheits-, Sozialrechte, politische Rechte,Sicherheit, Würde)

 Genfer Abkommen zu humanitärem Völkerrecht

 UNO-Abkommen zu konventionellen, geächteten Waffen

 OECD-Leitsätze für multinationale Unternehmen

 UN Global Compact


 Internationale Corporate Governance Network (ICGN)

 OECD-Grundsätze der Corporate Governance

 UN-Konvention gegen Korruption

 Internationale, nationale Strafgesetze

 OECD-Leitsätze für multinationale Unternehmen

 UN Global Compact

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.

Screening criteria are developed by the internal specialized department of our research partner ZKB together with external experts and are regularly (at least once a year) revised.

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.

05.4. Indicate how frequently you review internal research that builds your ESG screens.

05.5. Additional information. [Optional]

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

(C) Implementation: Integration of ESG issues

LEI 08. Review ESG issues while researching companies/sectors

08.1. Indicate which ESG factors you systematically research as part of your investment analysis and the proportion of actively managed listed equity portfolios that is impacted by this analysis.

ESG issues

Proportion impacted by analysis




Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

08.2. Additional information. [Optional]

LEI 09. Processes to ensure integration is based on robust analysis (Private)

LEI 10. Aspects of analysis ESG information is integrated into (Private)