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Genesis Investment Management, LLP

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Promoting responsible investment

SG 09. Collaborative organisations / initiatives

09.1. Select the collaborative organisation and/or initiatives of which your organisation is a member or in which it participated during the reporting year, and the role you played.

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Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

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Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

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Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

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Genesis became a signatory of the CDP in 2018.  We participated in the CDP Non-disclosure campaign in 2019

to encourage high priority companies identified by the CDP to disclose environmental information to the CDP.    We were the lead investor on one of these campaigns and the CDP has held constructive discussions with the target company.  With respect to another campaign, we are pleased to report that the company has made its initial filing to the CDP.  For 2020, we have significantly expanded our participation in the non-disclosure efforts led by the CDP.

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

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          Genesis Investment Management, LLP supports the UK Stewardship Code (see website).
        

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

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          Comitê de Aquisições e Fusões (CAF) (Brazilian Takeover Panel)
        

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

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After meeting with CAF representatives and reviewing their work, we decided to formally support the CAF. Furthermore, we contacted the eight Brazilian companies in our portfolio to inform them of this development and our expectations that they should follow the CAF guidance and practices when appropriate.  

          Genesis is a member of the Association of Institutional Investors, a Moscow-based group with the aim to improve corporate governance practices in Russian companies.
        

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

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We have worked closely with API to nominate and elect independent directors to the boards of several Russian companies.  One of these efforts is detailed in the examples below.

          FAIRR
        

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

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Genesis became a signatory of Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return (FAIRR) in 2018.  We utilise their research and analysis on an ongoing basis and have shared and discussed the FAIRR reports with some of the investee companies. 


SG 09.2. Assets managed by PRI signatories (Not Applicable)


SG 10. Promoting RI independently

10.1. Indicate if your organisation promotes responsible investment, independently of collaborative initiatives.

10.3. Describe any additional actions and initiatives that your organisation has taken part in during the reporting year to promote responsible investment [Optional]


SG 11. Dialogue with public policy makers or standard setters (Private)


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