Board of Directors - As part of the Firm’s risk management framework, risk reviews are collated by the Risk Manager. These risk reviews shall include a section on ESG matters and so any “high” ESG risks/issues could be captured. These risk reviews shall then be reported to the Board on a quarterly basis and any urgent issues are reported to the Board on an ad hoc basis.
Co-Firm Founders / CIOs / Portfolio Managers - The co-PMs oversee the portfolio management function and decide which positions enter and exit the portfolio, along with position sizing. Any ESG issues will be flagged to them by the analysts and they in turn will decide the risk impact and susbsequent buy/sell rationale according to the level of ESG risk .
Analysts - Where applicable anlysts should integrate ESG analysis into their company research and conduct ongoing montoring, reporting their findings to the co-PMs.
Risk Manager - Ensure any significant ESG risks are reported to the Board of Directors. Ensure Firm operations and back office employs systems and processes that reflect ESG best practise. Co-ordinate third-party service provider selection and ongoing due diligence.
Investor Relations - Ensure client ESG questionnaires effectively communicate the Firm's ESG policies and ensue the Firm's client materials, policies and presentations capture this information clearly. Engage with clients and peers at an industry level and act as point person for ESG queries. Co-ordinate third-party service provider selection and ongoing due diligence.