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PRI reporting framework 2020

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Investment policy

SG 01. RI policy and coverage

New selection options have been added to this indicator. Please review your prefilled responses carefully.

01.1. Indicate if you have an investment policy that covers your responsible investment approach.

01.2. Indicate the components/types and coverage of your policy.

Select all that apply

Policy components/types

Coverage by AUM

01.3. Indicate if the investment policy covers any of the following

01.4. Describe your organisation’s investment principles and overall investment strategy, interpretation of fiduciary (or equivalent) duties,and how they consider ESG factors and real economy impact.

We believe it is beneficial for investors to complement their investment decision by including environmental (E), social (S) and governance related (G) factors in their analysis. Thereby widening their assessment to include parameters relevant to long-term financial performance. We believe that a sustainable investment approach like this enables better insight into potential investments because it improves our capacity to assess the long-term likelihood that a company's strategy will succeed.

01.5. Provide a brief description of the key elements, any variations or exceptions to your investment policy that covers your responsible investment approach. [Optional]

The consideration of extra-financial, i.e. ESG, data supports a sound understanding regarding investment risks and opportunities within our investment universe. Company specific ESG information, tailored to each activity sector, provides additional input and contributes materially to the reduction of tail risk events impacting our portfolio. We use a multi-dimensional sustainable investment process to ensure the objectivity of the research process on which investment decisions are based. Through the interaction and support of ERSTE Asset Management AG and RI research team we use ESG ratings (best-in-class approach) and aslo cooperate with other ESG data providers (Sustainalitics, MSCI ESG, oekom research AG, etc.), active engagement and voting, relevant information is generated and fed into the portfolio construction.

01.6. Additional information [Optional].


SG 01 CC. Climate risk (Private)

SG 02. Publicly available RI policy or guidance documents


02.1. Indicate which of your investment policy documents (if any) are publicly available. Provide a URL and an attachment of the document.

02.2. Indicate if any of your investment policy components are publicly available. Provide URL and an attachment of the document.


02.3. Additional information [Optional].

SG 03. Conflicts of interest

03.1. Indicate if your organisation has a policy on managing potential conflicts of interest in the investment process.

03.2. Describe your policy on managing potential conflicts of interest in the investment process.

Internal Asset Management Rulebook that is valid and binding for all portfolio managers in ERSTE Asset Management, including subsidiaries and branches. Topics covered are basic tasks and organisation, compliance, valid trades, ordering, internal trades, best execution, controlling mechanisms, escalation procedures, reporting and support.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

SG 04. Identifying incidents occurring within portfolios (Private)