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CBUS Superannuation Fund

PRI reporting framework 2020

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SG 07. RI roles and responsibilities

07.1. 組織が採用している内部または外部の役割、ならびにそれぞれの責任投資に対する監督責任および実施責任の有無について明示してください。



07.2. RIの監督/説明責任または実施責任を担う役職について、このような責任をどのように果たすのか記載してください。


The Board has oversight and accountability for responsible investment. The Board has delegated responsibility to the IC for oversight of RI policy and ongoing strategy.

RI training/briefings are provided to the Board. Board members also attend external RI related events to increase knowledge awareness such as ACSI conference.  

Investment Committee

Responsible investment is a regular item on the IC to inform management activities. The CIO monthly updates also incorporate RI information. The Chair, IC reports key RI information to the Board following IC meetings. 


The CEO is a strong advocate and provides RI leadership within the organisation.  The CEO also assists with ensuring the Fund is aligned with Cbus responsible investment approach, for example, he sits on the Australian Institute of Company Directors Working Group of the 30% Club; is a member of Male Champion of Change Institute and is a Workplace Gender Equality Agency Pay Equity Ambassador.

CIO and Deputy CIO

The CIO and deputy CIO are strong advocates of RI. The Responsible Investment team reports to the CIO and have fortnightly meetings on RI.

Portfolio Heads    

Portfolio Heads oversee and implement RI within their respective asset classes and through selection, appointment and monitoring of external Fund Managers. They also directly engage with companies when appropriate. 

Responsible Investment team

Responsible Investment staff provide both guidance on strategy and policy implementation to the CEO, CIOs and Portfolio Managers. The team also drives stakeholder engagement, collaboration initiatives and proxy voting.   

External asset advisors provide RI guidance on Fund Manager selection, appointment and monitoring which includes RI ratings.   

Our Portfolio Head of Responsible Investment is a strong advocate for the Funds responsible investment approach having spoken at numerous RI forums over the period.

07.3. 組織にいる専任の責任投資担当者の人数を記載してください。


07.4. 補足情報 [任意]

A broad range of staff within the investments team and broader organisation support implementation of RI. This includes, data and analytics, internal reporting and communications, risk and governance, legal and corporate affairs.

The size of the RI team will increase to 5 in 2020.

SG 07 CC. Climate-issues roles and responsibilities

07.5 CC. 気候関連問題について監視、説明責任および/または管理責任をもつ組織の役職を示してください。







07.6 CC. 気候関連の問題の監督/説明責任または実施責任がある取締役会レベルの役職については、これらの責任の遂行方法を説明してください

The same governance structure exists for climate change as it does for other RI activities (SG 07.6). The Board has delegated authority to the IC for climate change related activities. The Chair, IC reports to the Board on key actions of note or for approval from the IC meetings. There is a monthly CIO report to the IC that has the capacity to include climate related initiatives, where relevant. 

The Cbus Board approved the Climate Change Position Statement which stated alignment to the Paris Agreement and move towards net zero emissions by 2050.   

Training is also provided to the Board on climate change activities. 


07.8 CC. TCFDの提言やその実施について、組織が外部運用会社またはサービスプロバイダーに何を求めるかについて説明してください。

SG 08. RI in performance management, reward and/or personal development

08.1. 組織のパフォーマンス管理、報奨や個人の能力開発プロセスに責任投資の要素があるかどうかを記載してください。


08.1b. 個人の能力開発または研修計画における責任投資

08.2. 報告年度に取締役が責任投資に関連したスキルや知識を開発し、維持するために行った活動について説明してください。

The Board is highly engaged and attends various training and conferences to increase their knowledge of responsible investment issues, activities include:

- regular briefings on emerging ESG issues through IC updates

- Board offsite session on responsible investment

- attendance at the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) conference

- 2 x attendance at the PRI conference

- A Cbus Board member is on the Board of the Australian Council of Super Investors and another is the Chair of IGCC


08.1a. 目標、評価、査定または報酬における責任投資

08.1b. 個人の能力開発または研修計画における責任投資


08.1a. 目標、評価、査定または報酬における責任投資

08.1b. 個人の能力開発または研修計画における責任投資


08.1a. 目標、評価、査定または報酬における責任投資

08.1b. 個人の能力開発または研修計画における責任投資


08.1a. 目標、評価、査定または報酬における責任投資

08.1b. 個人の能力開発または研修計画における責任投資

08.3. 組織の責任投資に関連したパフォーマンス管理、報奨や個人の能力開発プロセスについて詳細を説明してください。

The Cbus RI policy requires all investment staff to undergo RI training.

The RI team provide 'all staff' briefings on emerging ESG issues such as modern slavery.

Cbus staff at executive level and below attend conferences with ESG content.

RI forms part of the quarterly induction training.

PRI scores are a component of assessing variable pay where variable pay is relevant.

08.4. 投資決定プロセスへのESGファクターの組み入れに関取締役会メンバー/受託会社/チーフ・レベルのスタッフの経験レベルについて記載して下さい。

          Cbus is an Australian industry superannuation fund and has a unique Board governance structure. There is a very high level of knowledge and engagement with Trustees on the IC due to their involvement with sponsoring organisations.  Given the focus of the fund on members from the building construction and allied industries Cbus and its trustees have a very strong knowledge and focus on safety, labour rights, green buildings and job creation.  

The Board is highly engaged and attends various conferences to increase their knowledge on RI including the PRI in Person and ACSI conferences.