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Quadriga Capital

PRI reporting framework 2019

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Investment policy

SG 01. RI policy and coverage

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01.1. Indicate if you have an investment policy that covers your responsible investment approach.

01.2. Indicate the components/types and coverage of your policy.

Select all that apply

Policy components/types

Coverage by AUM

01.3. Indicate if the investment policy covers any of the following

01.4. Describe your organisation’s investment principles and overall investment strategy, interpretation of fiduciary (or equivalent) duties,and how they consider ESG factors and real economy impact.

Corporate Responsibility-QC is committed to follow current state of the art ESG principles and encourages its portfolio businesses to be aware of and to manage ESG risks in a sustainable manner.

Business Practice-QC adheres to the highest standards of business conduct, acting as a responsible investor, operator, counterparty and employer. QC adheres to the laws, regulations and practices of all countries in which it operates.

Investment Practice-QC is committed to creating high quality businesses in order to generate value for its investors. QC always aligns its interests with those of its investors. QC operates with high standards of transparency. QC has undertaken not to invest in certain businesses which are engaged in activities that might be considered unethical. QC has a rigorous investment review process considering all relevant risks including ESG as well as financial and commercial factors.

Portfolio Management-QC adopts high-quality governance and reporting structures in all of its businesses. QC ensures that its businesses have suitable resources, policies and processes in place. QC works with its businesses in managing business risks, including ESG risks.

Fiduciary Duties-More than 50 international institutional investors have been entrusting their money to the QC funds for decades.

01.5. Provide a brief description of the key elements, any variations or exceptions to your investment policy that covers your responsible investment approach. [Optional]

A binding investment Procedure has been elaborated as a toolbox comprising all stages of an investment process from identifying, screening, analysing, acquiring, monitoring and improving and devisting. This ensures a coherent and sustainable investment policy.

Moreover, Quadriga Capital has created and implemented the fully integrated QC ESG Online Pilot giving the tools on how to permanently improve ESG standards and measure them through more than 400 adequate KPIs.

The permanent feedback process is ensured by sharing the results of the QC ESG Online Pilot on a portfolio level as a whole. Moreover, each and every portfolio company receives its individual ESG feedback report enabling them to see their ESG performance measured on a scale of 100%.

Each portfolio company receives a detailed analysis about the strengths and weaknesses including the recommendations for special action to improve their ESG performance. This feedback report for each company comprises more than 60 pages.

01.6. Additional information [Optional].

          
        
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SG 01 CC. Climate risk (Private)


SG 02. Publicly available RI policy or guidance documents

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02.1. Indicate which of your investment policy documents (if any) are publicly available. Provide a URL and an attachment of the document.

URL/Attachment

02.2. Indicate if any of your investment policy components are publicly available. Provide URL and an attachment of the document.

02.3. Additional information [Optional].

The attachment given in section SG 02.1 does also apply to section SG 02.2

Quadriga Capital is proud to publicly share the short version of the latest Quadriga ESG Annual Report 2017-18 as attachment to the questions asked in sections SG 02.1 and SG 02.2.  It highlights the ESG policy and the performance of the total Quadriga Capital funds' portfolio and shows its continuous improvement over the last 10 years.

It is also published on the website of Quadriga Capital. 

For data protection reasons, the detailed report on the results of the individual portfolio companies is shared with the investors of the Quadriga Capital funds only.


SG 03. Conflicts of interest

03.1. Indicate if your organisation has a policy on managing potential conflicts of interest in the investment process.

03.2. Describe your policy on managing potential conflicts of interest in the investment process.

This is covered on two levels:

  1. Arising conflicts of interest of directors:
    Any conflict of interest of directors is regularly reviewed under our compliance proceedings.
     
  2. Arising conflicts of interest in course of investment advice:
    Any investment advice and decision is thoroughly reviewed to ensure that no violation on conflicts of interest occur in the process.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

Please refer to page 27 of the attached short version of the Quadriga Capital ANNUAL ESG REPORT 2017/18.


SG 04. Identifying incidents occurring within portfolios (Private)


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