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J O Hambro Capital Management Group

PRI reporting framework 2020

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(A) Implementation: Screening

LEI 04. Types of screening applied

04.1. Indicate and describe the type of screening you apply to your internally managed active listed equities.

Type of screening

Screened by


We implemented a general exclusion policy that puts a block list in to our order management system (Bloomberg AIM) forbidding any JOHCM funds from investing in companies involved in the manufacture of cluster bombs. The exclusion list is based on the MSCI ESG Ratings screening tool.

Some of our strategies adopt a thematic approach and exclude, for instance, all tobacco, alcohol, armaments, fossil fuels, gambling and pornography companies. Others adopt an integrated approach, addressing the specifics of the companies in which they invest, across all sectors.


04.2. Describe how you notify clients and/or beneficiaries when changes are made to your screening criteria.

Our Client Services team has direct access to the investment teams and update our client base, on a regular basis, with key news and information from the investment teams.

LEI 05. Processes to ensure screening is based on robust analysis

05.1. Indicate which processes your organisation uses to ensure ESG screening is based on robust analysis.

05.3. Indicate how frequently third party ESG ratings are updated for screening purposes.

05.5. Additional information. [Optional]

ESG analysis is integrated in investment analysis.  In addition, the fund managers and the Investment Director use ISS ESG research to assist in the proxy voting process and use MSCI ESG Ratings research to monitor ESG issues.

LEI 06. Processes to ensure fund criteria are not breached (Private)