very strict Exclusion Criterias with little interpreation room
The combination of both strategies results in a small but powerful investment universe. We are confident to have excluded most questionable companies and sovereigns. There are plans in work to tighten the investment universe further in 2018.
Furthermore ESG-Rating is weighted based on the sector. "Renewable Energy" companies rating depend on a high environmental component whereas "Health Care" companies depend on a high social component i.e.
Responsible for the implementation is the "Sustainable Investments" team which cooperates closely with the portfolio management.