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Swedfund International AB

PRI reporting framework 2019

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PE 01. Description of approach to RI

01.1. Provide a brief overview of your organisation’s approach to responsible investment in private equity.

Please see section OO 11.4 about Swedfunds mission and Business model based on the three pillars: Social impact, Sustainability, Financial viability 

Please see section SG 01 about international norms applied to all Swedfund's investments, including private equity. 

Please see section SG 05-06  about RI objectives, progress and Swedfund's Strategic Sustainability Goals.

Please see section SG 07.2 about Swedfund's investment process, the use of ESG audits and ESG action plans

PE 02. Investment guidelines and RI

02.1. Indicate whether your organisation’s investment activities are guided by a responsible investment policy / follow responsible investment guidelines.

02.2. Describe how your organisation outlines expectations on staff and portfolio companies’ approach towards ESG issues in investment activities.

When investing in private equity, Swedfund follows the same investment process and criteria as for the other direct investments, which include e.g. compliance with Swedfund's

  • Swedfund's Policy for Sustainable Development
  • Anti-Corruption Policy
  • EDFI Exclusion list as well as,
  • Anti-Corruption Clauses in the Contract

For further guidance please see the entire module Strategy and Governance in this report.