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Simon Fraser University

PRI reporting framework 2020

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SG 07. RI roles and responsibilities

07.1. Indicate the internal and/or external roles used by your organisation, and indicate for each whether they have oversight and/or implementation responsibilities for responsible investment.

Roles

Select from the below internal roles

          Vice President Finance and Administration
        

Other description (1)

          Associate Vice President Finance
        

Other description (2)

          Director Treasury, Assistant Treasurer
        

07.2. For the roles for which you have RI oversight/accountability or implementation responsibilities, indicate how you execute these responsibilities.

The Board of Governors reviews and approves the Investment Governance and Responsible Investment Policies. A Responsible Investment Committee of the Board of Governors meets regularly and reports to the Board of Governors with regards to Responsible Investment issues. The Office of the Vice President Finance and Administration implements the investment strategy. External managers report to the Office of the Vice President Finance on their responsible investment initiatives. 

07.3. Indicate the number of dedicated responsible investment staff your organisation has.

0 Number

07.4. Additional information. [Optional]


SG 07 CC. Climate-issues roles and responsibilities

07.5 CC. Indicate the roles in the organisation that have oversight, accountability and/or management responsibilities for climate-related issues.

Board members or trustees

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Chief Risk Officer (CRO), Investment Committee

Other Chief-level staff or heads of departments

External managers or service providers

Other role, specify (1)

          Associate Vice President Finance
        

Other role, specify (2)

          Director Treasury, Assistant Treasurer
        

07.6 CC. For board-level roles that have climate-related issue oversight/accountability or implementation responsibilities, indicate how these responsibilities are executed.

Board approves Annual Sustainability Report, 5 year Sustainability Plan and Responsible Investment Committee reports to the Board

Board approves UNPRI annual submission

Investment Advisory Committee Chair sits on Responsible Investment Committee 

07.7 CC. For management-level roles that assess and manage climate-related issues, provide further information on the structure and processes involved.

analyze and incorporate manager level carbon footprint in portfolio rebalancing

analyze proxy voting reports

engage with managers on climate initiatives

07.8 CC. Indicate how your organisation engages external investment managers and/or service providers on the TCFD recommendations and their implementation.


SG 08. RI in performance management, reward and/or personal development

08.1. Indicate if your organisation’s performance management, reward and/or personal development processes have a responsible investment element.

Board members/Board of trustees

08.1b. RI in personal development and/or training plan

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Chief Operating Officer (COO), Investment Committee

08.1a. RI in objectives, appraisal and/or reward

08.1b. RI in personal development and/or training plan

Other C-level staff or head of department

          Vice President Finance and Administration
        

08.1a. RI in objectives, appraisal and/or reward

08.1b. RI in personal development and/or training plan

Other role (1) [from SG 07]

          Associate Vice President Finance
        

08.1a. RI in objectives, appraisal and/or reward

08.1b. RI in personal development and/or training plan

Other role (2) [from SG 07]

          Director Treasury, Assistant Treasurer
        

08.1a. RI in objectives, appraisal and/or reward

08.1b. RI in personal development and/or training plan

08.3. Provide any additional information on your organisation’s performance management, reward and/or personal development processes in relation to responsible investment.

08.4. Describe the level of experience board members/trustees/chief-level staff have with incorporating ESG factors into investment decision-making processes.

          Board members and President have extensive corporate board experience and are fully capable of incorporating ESG factors
        

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