Tobacco Security Restrictions:
Investments in companies that derive any revenue from the production of tobacco and that primarily deal with manufacturing and distribution of tobacco and tobacco related products are prohibited.
Armaments or other Military Equipments Security Restrictions:
The Fund does not invest in securities of companies that derive any revenue from the production of military weapons, weapons systems or weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear, chemical or biological weapons, or derive more than 10 per cent of their revenue from the production of customized components for purposes of the production of military weapons, weapons systems or weapons of mass destruction.
Thermal Coal Security Restrictions:
The Fund has developed a Thermal Coal Divestment Strategy that will be implemented this year and will stay in effect going forward. As per the strategy, the fund will not be investing in companies deriving more than 10% of their revenues from the mining of thermal coal.
The United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund holistically integrates ESG into the entire lifecycle of the internal equity investment process. Honoring the Fund’s commitment to PRI, UNEP FI, and UNGC, as outlined in the IPS, the UNJSPF considers ESG as standard due diligence risk exercise within the overall investment process, including risk monitoring, universe selection, and stock selection.