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PRI reporting framework 2018

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Outputs and outcomes

SAM 08. Percentage of externally managed assets managed by PRI signatories

08.1. Describe how you ensure that best RI practice is applied to managing your assets

Measures

          For example GRESB scores, and energy efficiency for properties.
        

08.2. Additional information. [Optional]


SAM 09. Examples of ESG issues in selection, appointment and monitoring processes

09.1. Provide examples of how ESG issues have been addressed in the manager selection, appointment and/or monitoring process for your organisation during the reporting year.

Topic or issue
          Sustainability dialogue with external portfolio managers in China
        
Conducted by
Asset class
Scope and process

AP2 works actively with its external portfolio managers in China, to ensure that sustainability concerns are made integral to investment decisions. AP2 visits these portfolio managers every year, to develop collaboration on sustainability issues. Dialogue - as a tool to drive change - works well. It promotes increased understanding of the topic and also serves to build trust between parties. During these visits, AP2 also visits portfolio companies. AP2 is convinced that this opportunity to discuss sustainability issues directly with portfolio companies is highly valuable.

Outcomes

These visits build awareness and contribute to a better understanding into which sustainability issues that are problematic in the country.

Topic or issue
          Dialogue with private equity mangers regarding ESG reporting
        
Conducted by
Asset class
Scope and process

AP2 has a structured process for analysis, evaluation and follow-up which, as well as sustainability, embraces economic, risk and performance analysis. This process can also be applied to the AP2's investments in non-listed real estate, as well as forest and farmland assets. AP2 is engaged in an ongoing process that seeks to develop ways to evaluate and monitor sustainability reporting by private equity funds. Over the year, AP2 has conducted numerous dialogues with private equity funds concerning sustainability and reporting procedures. It is clear that sustainability is attracting increasing attention and many private equity companies are adopting a systematic approach to the issue.

Outcomes

72 percent now report back in some form on how they are working with sustainability.

09.2. Additional information.


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