DRIVING POSITIVE CHANGE

 

By incorporating ESG considerations to our investment decisions, we are able to apply our fiduciary duty, to assure regulatory compliance, and to approve longer term investments.

Through our capital flow, we aim to reinforce countries and companies that are transitioning to a low-carbon and circular economy in socially-just and nature-positive ways. We reward those that are committed to global climate, biodiversity and sustainable development goals.

 

FOCUSING ON WHAT MATTERS

 

In our race to NetZero and quest to live in harmony with nature, we prefer to “partner, not punish”.

Our approach allows us to focus on what matters.

  • Interconnectedness of E,S and G issue,
  • Risk vs Impact Assessment,
  • External Risk Exposure vs Negative Externalities,
  • Performance vs Measurable Targets.

Our evaluation guides our investment decisions. 

  • we REVIEW intentions to make positive changes and where actions are inadequate,
  • We REINFORCE contributions and transitions to a low-carbon and circular economy that have socially-just and nature-positive pathways,
  • We REWARD commitments to climate, nature conservation, and sustainable development goals.

Policies and Processes.

As signatories to the UN-supported PRI, we are able to

  • contribute to a sustainable global financial system,
  • maintain good governance, integrity, and accountability to peers,
  • address ESG issues by incorporating them into our policies and processes so as to reap long-term investment rewards that benefit the environment and society as a whole.

Climate and ESG disclosure.

As supporters of the TCFD and TNFD, we are able to

  • support its recommendations through our own disclosure,
  • rely on its guidance for company assessments, above baseline industry-specific reporting standards.

Investment decision.

Our ESG-integrated research, portfolio and risk management processes are built upon these guiding principles and standards, Together with carefully selected ESG data providers, the PCM ESG Framework support our sustainable investing strategies and helps account for and meet our double materiality objectives.


VALIDATING COMPANY VALUE

 

Our research process enables us to advance materiality by focusing on ESG factors most important to each business, and deepen coverage beyond third-party analytics. The following research objectives take guidance from our Sustainable Investing Position and Approach.

They provide clarity to the questions we need answering in order for us to assess an issuer’s long-term investment viability, where management is robust, strategies are resilient, and profits are gained responsibly.

We believe industry-specific transition is necessary in order to meet climate and sustainable development goals. We partner all sectors that meet our ESG criteria, and approach Emissions-intensive and Resource-intensive industries with precautionary measures and conditions in place.

– Objective 1: Managing ESG Risks
– Objective 2: Mitigating Negative Externalities
– Objective 3: Measuring Positive Change and Impact

Targets and goals allow us to measure performance and monitor change over time. If a company is committed to NetZero, we are able to measure their emissions reduction targets year-on-year, amongst others. We analyses focusses on recommended academic outcomes, global goals and global agreements.

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