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Sekisui House Asset Management, Ltd.

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Pre-investment (selection)

PR 04. Incorporating ESG issues when selecting investments

04.1. Indicate if your organisation typically incorporates ESG issues when selecting property investments.

04.2. Provide a description of your organisation`s approach to incorporating ESG issues in property investment selection.

We perform asset-level environmental, social and/or governance risk assessments as a standard part of its due diligence process for new acquisitions. We acquire real estate appraisal report and engineering report in addition to disclosure materials from the sellers to investigate on soil contamination, indoor air quality and natural hazards (environmental issues), toxic substances such as asbestos and PCBs, easy access and tenant satisfaction (social) and regulatory matters (governance). As to the earthquake, of which risk is regarded to be exceptionally high geographically, we have an original check sheet for location and resilience of the building and acquire PML (Percentage of Probable Maximum Loss due to Earthquake) to foresee the risk of the property.

04.3. Indicate which E, S and/or G issues are typically considered by your organisation in the property investment selection process, and list up to three examples per issue.

Environmental example 1, description

          Soil contamination was confirmed in the engineering report.

Environmental example 2, description

          The indoor air environment is investigated in the engineering report.

Environmental example 3, description

          PML is grasped by the earthquake risk evaluation report.

Social example 1, description [OPTIONAL]

          We confirm there is no PCBs and asbestos in the engineering report.

Social example 2, description [OPTIONAL]

          We confirm the location, the presence of emergency power sources, and the seismic isolation structure in our check sheet.

Social example 3, description [OPTIONAL]

          The means of transportation are confirmed by the appraisal.

Governance example 1, description

          We have established rules for dealing with interested parties to prevent conflicts of interest.

Governance example 2, description

          For transactions with interested parties, experts who have no interest in our company must attend the investment committee meeting and agree to the proposal.

Governance example 3, description

          Checking compliance status of buildings in the engineering report.

04.4. Additional information. [Optional]

PR 05. Types of ESG information considered in investment selection (Private)

PR 06. ESG issues impact in selection process

06.1. Indicate if ESG issues impacted your property investment selection process during the reporting year.

06.2. Indicate how ESG issues impacted your property investment deal structuring processes during the reporting year.

06.3. Additional information.