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Bank of America Global Wealth and Investment Management

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Outputs and outcomes

SAM 08. Percentage of externally managed assets managed by PRI signatories (Private)


SAM 09. Examples of ESG issues in selection, appointment and monitoring processes

09.1. Provide examples of how ESG issues have been addressed in the manager selection, appointment and/or monitoring process for your organisation during the reporting year.

Topic or issue
          Climate Change – Low Carbon and Resource Efficiency
        
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Asset class
Scope and process

In enlisting prospects to be added to our platform, we consider how managers invest in companies that provide solutions to directly tackle climate change issues or use ESG data to identify companies that have specific targets for emissions reduction or waste reduction.

Outcomes

We have an active search on long-only, long/short, and Fixed Income Multi-Asset strategies that invest in companies providing solutions to tackle climate change.

Topic or issue
          New ESG Thematic Strategies
        
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Asset class
Scope and process

In 2017, the firm brought on 3 thematically focused strategies under analyst coverage– 1 strategy focuses on water and 2 strategies focus on gender lens investing.

Outcomes

There are more thematic ESG options available for our financial advisors to implement on behalf of clients.

Topic or issue
          New ESG Private Equity Strategy
        
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Asset class
Scope and process

In 2019, the firm brought on an impact focused private equity strategy that was aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Outcomes

A solution that focused on impact was available to qualified clients.

09.2. Additional information.


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