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Alder Capital Investment Management (Delisted)

PRI reporting framework 2020

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ESG issues in asset allocation

SG 13. ESG issues in strategic asset allocation

13.1. Indicate whether the organisation carries out scenario analysis and/or modelling, and if it does, provide a description of the scenario analysis (by asset class, sector, strategic asset allocation, etc.).

13.3. Additional information. [OPTIONAL]

This is currently not a consideration, however this survey has prompted it to be included on the agenda of the investment committee meetings where deemed necessary.

SG 13 CC.

SG 14. Long term investment risks and opportunity

14.1. Some investment risks and opportunities arise as a result of long term trends. Indicate which of the following are considered.

other description (1)

          Resource scarcity and climate change have an impact of commodities and the commodity currencies that we trade.

14.2. Indicate which of the following activities you have undertaken to respond to climate change risk and opportunity

other description

          Monitoring movements in the commodity market and the impact this has on the commodity currencies like AUD ,CAD and Swedish Kroner

14.3. Indicate which of the following tools the organisation uses to manage climate-related risks and opportunities.

Please explain why not

We are not active in markets where we can apply these measures. 

14.5. Additional information [Optional]

Our Currency Program is (and has been) uncorrelated to equities for the last 19 +years.  Long term downward trends in equities have historically resulted in strong returns for our Currency Program. Our Program can help reduce risk in a portfolio and improve returns. So we consider climate-related trends and the impact on market risk . As yet we have not built a model for measuring climate related risks specifically.

SG 14 CC.

14.8 CC. Indicate whether climate-related risks are integrated into overall risk management and explain the risk management processes used for identifying, assessing and managing climate-related risks.

Please describe

Alder Capital currently have not intergrated climate related risks into  the overall risk management of our Programs.

14.9 CC. Indicate whether your organisation, and/or external investment manager or service providers acting on your behalf, undertake active ownership activities to encourage TCFD adoption.

SG 15. Allocation of assets to environmental and social themed areas

15.1. Indicate if your organisation allocates assets to, or manages, funds based on specific environmental and social themed areas.

15.4. Please attach any supporting information you wish to include. [OPTIONAL]