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PRI reporting framework 2020

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Outsourcing to fiduciary managers and investment consultants

SG 12. Role of investment consultants/fiduciary managers

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12.1. Indicate whether your organisation uses investment consultants.

12.4. Indicate whether you use investment consultants for any the following services. Describe the responsible investment components of these services.

Describe how responsible investment is incorporated

          We use external ESG consultants for high risk investments, and as and when capacity and necessity dictate to provide assistance to our in-house ESG Officer. The external ESG consultants provide assistance and support on a retainer basis.

12.7. Additional information [Optional].

Norsad has appointed EBS Advisory as its external ESG consultants, responsible for providing ongoing support and assistance to our inhouse ESG Officer on a retainer basis. EBS Advisory is a leading ESG (environmental, social and governance) and impact modelling consultancy to Business, Investors, Financial Institutions in Africa and other Emerging Markets. EBS has proud African roots and managed business, operating from Johannesburg, Cape Town, Nairobi and Lagos. They believe that shared value is a fundamental driver for the investment thesis in Sub-Saharan Africa. Using ESG beyond risk identification and compliance to the positive realm of value add.

EBS Advisory’s success is underpinned by its strong focus on project management, technical solution generation, and strategic social and environmental management. Since its inception in 1999, EBS Advisory has performed
over 700 social and environmental studies for more than 120 clients in 34 countries, spanning four continents.

EBS Advisory’s key areas of expertise include: Developing and Implementing Environmental and Social Management Systems (ESMSs); Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) analysis; Environmental and Social (E&S) Due Diligence; E&S Capacity Development; Green Finance Advisory; Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIAs); Resettlement Planning and Implementation; Public Participation and Facilitation; Stakeholder Engagement; and Project Management. EBS Advisory has provided consulting services to a range of sectors, including: Private Equity; Financial Institutions; Renewable Energy; Water Supply; Waste Management and Sanitation; Mining; Manufacturing and Human Settlement.