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MetallRente GmbH

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Governance and human resources

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.


Select from the below internal roles

          ESG Manager

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

For the board members of MetallRente, including the shareholders IG Metall and Gesamtmetall, they gain insights into ESG and RI issues biannually during the Asset Management Board Meetings and decide about the MetallRente ESG Policy.

The MetallRente CEO and Head of Asset Management Board Meetings, Mr Karch, receives ESG reports biannually during the Asset Management Board Meetings and prepares the MetallRente ESG Policy and Strategy. The CEO also monitors the implementation of ESG and RI issues implemented by external asset managers.

Due to the growing importance of ESG and RI issues for MetallRente, the Head of Sales and Digitization, Ms Leithold, was appointed as internal ESG and RI manager in 2018. In this role, her responsibilities include the continuous monitoring and optimization of MetallRente ESG and RI activities including preparations regarding further ESG policy and strategy development for the CEO and Asset Management Board members and co-operation with the external asset managers and other external service providers for ESG and RI topics.

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

2 Number

07.4. Additional information. [Optional]

Internally, ESG and RI issues are managed and developed further by the MetallRente CEO within his general asset management strategy responsibility as well as by the Head of Sales and Digitization specifically on ESG strategy and policy development and monitoring (>50% part-time including support by external asset managers and by the Marketing and Communications Team).

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

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

The board members are informed at least biannually and take ESG factors into account when taking decisions regarding asset management. In 2020, we will provide monthly reports to the board members, implementing the new FETL format, to raise awareness even more. 

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 (Private)