The Head of Responsible Investment is responsible for implementation of the CCAP including company engagement; working with the portfolio managers and analysts to assess climate related opportunities - e.g. renewables. The Head of RI is also responsible for engaging with investment managers to understand how they are managing climate related risks. Portfolio managers and analysts assist in understanding climate change related risks when conducting due diligence of investments.
ACSI, on behalf of First State Super, manages and monitors climate-related priority companies and provides updates to member funds via formal semi-annual engagement reports and other informal member briefings on a quarterly basis. These reports track progress on climate-related objectives for specific companies and provides updates on broader climate change trends in the market.
Management can also be informed on climate-related issues through ACSI’s Member Council and climate specific events and meetings.