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PRI reporting framework 2019

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SG 07. RI roles and responsibilities

07.1. 組織が採用している内部または外部の役割、ならびにそれぞれの責任投資に対する監督責任および実施責任の有無について明示してください。



          Global Head of Product

07.2. RIの監督/説明責任または実施責任を担う役職について、このような責任をどのように果たすのか記載してください。

Senior investors have specific KPIs relating to ESG integration, ensuring ESG implementation remains a key priority for our analysts and fund managers, as well as our Sustainable Investment team.

In 2017, Sustainability was identified as a Strategic Capability for the firm. As a result of this there is additional oversight of our activities by our Global Head of Product and Solutions, who is a Group Management Committee (GMC) member, on a monthly basis. There are specific objectives around the development of our activities in this area.

Throughout the year we have provided updates to the GMC on progress and the three-year plan for Sustainability. This group is Schroder's senior leadership team and membership includes the two executive board members.

Our research analysts are required to address material and relevant ESG risks within their fundamental research. The ESG specialists periodically review a sample of research notes to assess the quality of ESG analysis, highlight best practice and provide feedback on how ESG analysis can be enhanced. This in turn influences the annual appraisal process.

We also have a UK and International Corporate Governance Committee comprising members of the Sustainable Investment team and senior investors to discuss and oversee engagement, voting and stewardship issues.

07.3. 組織にいる専任の責任投資担当者の人数を記載してください。


07.4. 補足情報 [任意]

Our dedicated Sustainable Investment team comprises 16 members and we also work very closely with the Head of Sustainability at Schroders Real Estate and the RI specialist at Cazenove Capital.

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SG 07 CC. Climate-issues roles and responsibilities

07.5 CC. 気候関連問題について監視、説明責任および/または管理責任をもつ組織の役職を示してください。








07.6 CC. 気候関連の問題の監督/説明責任または実施責任がある取締役会レベルの役職については、これらの責任の遂行方法を説明してください

As a plc and an asset manager, our board has oversight for climate related issues on a number of fronts.

  • Our own environmental footprint. The strategy is approved by the board, and implemented by our infrastructure division. Most recently our Chair approved a commitment to joining the RE 100, a commitment to using 100% renewable energy by 2025. Almost 70% of our electricity is currently from renewable sources.
  • The board plays a critical role in ensuring investment desks and other areas of the firm are supported to examine issues like climate change and to ensure mechanisms are in place to do so, which they execute through their commitment of resources to the sustainable investment team and regular review of the firm's capabilities
  • The board has approved Schroders' Strategic Capability strategy, and Sustainability's inclusion in this. The specific plan includes ensuring that more of our investment processes across asset classes are integrating ESG in the best possible way, and that we are developing innovative products to meet sustainability challenges. There is a three-year plan around this, the implementation of which is monitored by the GMC.
  • Our Chief Executive (who is a board member) has supported system wide interventions such as early support for the TCFD recommendations. We are committed to aligning the business to those goals, which we recognise will be an ongoing process of improvement. Our policy activity is focused of building the right ecosystem for sustainable investment to become mainstream.
  • Our Chief Executive has also joined the FCA initiative on climate risk.

07.7 CC. 気候関連の問題を評価し管理する管理レベルの役職については、その構造とプロセスを詳しく説明してください。

The day-to-day implementation is delegated by the board to the Group Management Committee (GMC) and implementation takes place in a number of ways:

  • Our group impact.  Ongoing monitoring is delegated to the  Corporate Responsibility Committee, chaired by a Group Management Committee (GMC) member. 
  • Our Global Head of Equities, also a GMC member, is focused on ensuring effective ESG integration and the development of innovative new products, especially in the area of long term investing.  The Sustainable Investment team is tasked with building tools that enable our investors to incorporate sustainability issues into all of their investment decisions.  Climate change is a major part of our activity in this area.  Our publications indicate the quality of what we have done in this area (see  The quality and usefulness of these are evaluated as part of our annual review process.
  • The performance of Schroder ISF Global Climate Change Equity and Schroder ISF QEP ESG ex Fossil Fuels is subject to the same controls as all of our investment processes.  A number of individuals are also assessed on their ability to grow assets into those funds.
  • We have specific targets around Thought Leadership and client education, which includes the expectation that Climate Change is a major pillar of this.  Outputs are monitored for quality and usefulness and feed into incentives for the team.  

07.8 CC. TCFDの提言やその実施について、組織が外部運用会社に何を求めるかについて説明してください。

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