For the roles for which you have RI oversight/accountability or implementation responsibilities, indicate how you execute these responsibilities.
CEO/CIO and Head of South African and Head of Global Equities form the Responsible Investment Committee of the firm, which has oversight of and carries responsibility for the Responsible Investing and Proxy Voting policies of the firm. These three individuals also direct the firms research process and engage analysts directly on ESG-related issues in investee companies. Finally, the same three individuals carry portfolio management responsibility for the firms equity portfolios and have the discretion to exclude holdings on grounds of ESG concerns. Ultimately, the CIO has absolute discretion to exclude holdings on grounds of ESG concerns.
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