There are various components to our responsible investment agenda and the setting and review of objectives can be split between an annual and quarterly cycle depending on the consideration.
UK STEWARDSHIP CODE STATEMENT: This is reviewed on an annual basis. The review process entails input from the CIO, GS Team external auditors and then approved by the Board of Jupiter Fund Management plc.
STEWARDSHIP POLICY (Incorporating voting, governance and sustainability): This is reviewed annually by the GS Team and approved by the CIO.
JAPAN STEWARDSHIP CODE: This is reviewed annually by the GS Team, Japan investment strategy and approved by the CIO.
INVESTMENT PERSONNEL OBJECTIVES: These are set on an annual basis with involvement from the CIO, Deputy CIO, HR and fund manager Heads of Strategy. The objectives are also formally reviewed on an annual basis.
COMMITTMENT TO CODES AND RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT INITIATIVES (e.g. TCFD, IIGCC): These matters are discussed at our Stewardship Committee and where relevant (e.g. climate / TCFD) at the CSR committee as well.