Ahead of all external manager selection, in conjunction with the due dilligence process, the fund strategy are requested to complete a questionnaire regarding the firm and specific strategies for their responsible investment approach. This is taken into account by the investment committe in the decision whether to invest in the fund.
During monitoring, external managers are requested to report on relevant ESG-related considerations, the outcome and other aspects, e.g. engagement dialogues. This is taken into account in the performance review.