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Truvalue Labs

Service Provider Reporting Framework 2017

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Responsible investment policy

SG 01. Responsible investment policy

01.1. Describe how your organisation’s philosophy incorporates environmental, social and governance factors, and the link to your business offerings.

          Enabling investors to better incorporate ESG factors into their processes is the core of what we do. We aim to improve the ESG data available to a broader audience through the use of AI technologies.

01.2. Indicate whether you have policies that formalise the incorporation of your beliefs in your business offerings.

01.3. Indicate the components/types  of your policy

Policy components/types

01.4. Indicate how these are put into practice internally across the organisation.

01.5. Additional information [OPTIONAL]

These are NA to service providers such as ourselves.

SG 02. Publically available policies

02.1. Indicate which of your policy documents or statements (if any) are publicly available. Provide the URL and an attachment of the document.

Policy or document name

Attachment (optional)

02.2. Additional information. [OPTIONAL]

Question again NA to organizations such as ourselves.

SG 03. Norms used to develop policies

03.1. Indicate what standards you have used to develop your organisation’s policies. Tick all that apply.

SG 04. Policy offerings to clients

04.1. Indicate whether you offer any of the following policies to clients.

Off the shelf
Asset class-specific RI guidelines
Sector-specific RI guidelines
Screening/exclusions policy
Engagement policy
(Proxy) voting policy
RI guidelines set out within the Investment Policy Statement (IPS)
RI guidelines set out in a freestanding RI policy
Multi-year RI implementation project plan
Conflict of interest management policy
Stockbroker allocation policy
Securities lending policy
Other, please specify (1)

please specify (1)

          We only provide data not recommendations
Other, please specify (2)
Other, please specify (3)
None of the above

04.2. Provide a brief description of the key elements, any variations, or exceptions applying to these policies.


SG 05. ESG/RI in business offerings

05.1. Describe how you include ESG/RI factors as an integral part of your business offerings.

Business area

Research and Data Provision

How you include ESG/RI factors

We provide ESG data; it is what we do and only what we do

SG 06. Outsourcing of services (Private)

SG 06.2. Outsourcing of services (Not Applicable)

SG 07. Providing training/education

07.1. Indicate whether you provide training/educational services on ESG/RI. Tick all that apply.

SG 08. Level of involvement in collaborative organizations and/or initiatives

08.1. 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.

Collaborative Organisation/Initiative

Provide a brief commentary on the level of your organisation’s involvement in the initiative [OPTIONAL]


08.2. Additional information. [OPTIONAL]

SG 09. Applying, advancing and promoting the PRI principles

09.1. Describe how your organisation applies, advances and promotes the PRI Principles.

We incorporate PRI principles through close cooperation with investors to enable better understanding and ease of implementation of the 6 PRI principles.

09.2. Highlight whether there are any ways that your organisation would like to engage further with the PRI. [OPTIONAL]

SG 10. Actions taken to promote responsible investment

10.1. Indicate which of the following actions your organisation has taken to promote responsible investments, independently of collaborative initiatives.

10.2. Additional information. [OPTIONAL]

SG 11. Long term trends

11.1. Indicate which of the following long-term trends are addressed in your product outputs.

11.2. Explain how this long term trend affects your product outputs.

Our data measures and incorporates this factor

11.2. Explain how this long term trend affects your product outputs.

Our data measures and incorporates this factor

11.2. Explain how this long term trend affects your product outputs.

Our data measures and incorporates this factor

11.2. Explain how this long term trend affects your product outputs.

Our data measures and incorporates this factor

SG 12. Business certifications/accreditations (Private)

SG 13. Interaction with asset owners

13.1. Indicate whether you interact with asset owner clients.

13.2. Indicate the typical frequency and type of interactions with your asset owner clients.

Type of interaction



13.3. Tick boxes across level of employment of investor contact (C-level, PM etc.) and subject areas typically addressed with the contact(s).

Level of employment

Subject area(s)


Subject area(s)


Subject area(s)


Subject area(s)


SG 14. Aligning approach with investor goals

14.1. Describe how you align your organisation’s philosophy on and approach to ESG/RI with investor goals.

          Our platform for ESG data allows investors to search for the factors they care about.  Company, sector, and benchmark performance can be compared within individual E, S, and G factors, or with groups of factors that are selected to align with materiality or investment philosophy.
Investors may want to engage with management; if so, our tool offers an easy-to-use interface for deep dives along a variety of topics, with all data used for scoring directly available for investor inspection and research use.

14.2. Additional information. [OPTIONAL]

SG 15. ESG recommendations not aligned with investor goals

15.1. Describe what steps you take, if any, when your ESG recommendations are not in line with investor goals.

15.2. Additional information. [OPTIONAL]

SG 16. Seeking feedback from clients

16.1. Indicate whether you seek feedback from clients on your RI/ESG services and product offerings

16.2. Describe how you use this feedback on your RI/ESG services and product offerings.

From the beginning of our client training process, we inform subscribers about our methodology and point them to our Feedback tool, which is available throughout the application.  With the Feedback tool, clients can report concerns, request changes and improvements, and directly engage with our data  and product teams, who use this feedback in the engineering process.   We consider client feedback when making changes to our artificial intelligence, and when considering new features and functionality to serve investment professionals.

SG 17. Managing conflicts of interest

17.1. Indicate whether your organisation has a policy for managing potential conflicts of interest.

17.2. Describe how you manage potential conflicts of interest.

We prohibit them.

17.3. Describe how you ensure that company employees do not derive any personal gain from the use of information collected during your work process.

This is contratually stipulated.