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Describe what processes are in place and the outputs or outcomes achieved
Listed equities – ESG incorporation
Listed equities form a very small part of our internally managed portfolio. The majority of our equity exposure is achieved through derivatives where we are monitoring liquidity in "ESG-friendly" indices.
Cash balances are either invested in externally managed cash funds or held with a custodian. We do not currently review custodians from an ESG perspective.
Other (1) [as defined in Organisational Overview module]
There are two ways that we can consider ESG with regards to derivatives:
Please see above and refer to the SAM module for a more extensive description of our ESG framework. Our approach to rating and engaging with external managers of commodities on ESG is driven by whether we determine the strategy to be high focus or low focus (i.e. it depends on the financial materiality of the ESG risks) rather than the asset class specifically.
Please see below and refer to the SAM module for a more extensive description of our ESG framework
These are derivatives mandates and therefore are deemed to be low focus. However, we would require the manager to have a Responsible Investment Policy in place and report on their RI activities where appropriate.
We have developed and continue to refine our own ESG Questionnaires. These include some tailoring for different strategy types that could fall within the broader categorisation of 'Hedge Fund'