DRIVING POSITIVE CHANGE

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

Through our funds, we can reinforce countries and companies that are aligned to climate, nature conservation and sustainable development goals, and reward those in transition to a low-carbon and circular economy with pathways that are socially-just and nature-positive.

 

FOCUSING ON WHAT MATTERS

Our investments reinforce countries and companies that are aligned to climate, nature conservation and sustainable development goals. We especially reward those in transition to a low-carbon, and circular economy that have chosen socially-just and nature-positive pathways. 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.

  • We recognize the interconnectedness of E, S and G issues
  • We separate assessments of risks and impact.
  • We differentiate a company’s external risk exposure from its ability to mitigate its negative externalities,
  • We assess performance over measurable targets and initiative to claim new business opportunities

Policies & Processes: We adopt and implement the UN-supported Principles of Responsible Investment as part of our contribution to a sustainable global financial system. As signatories, we foster good governance, maintain integrity, and are held accountable to our peers through performance reports. We 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 Nature Disclosures: As official Supporters of the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (“TCFD”), we use its recommendations over and above baseline industry-specific reporting standards in our assessments – using relevant metrics and targets centred on our set objectives and outcomes. As members of the Taskforce for Nature-related Financial Disclosures (“TNFD”), we hope to better managed nature-related risk across our portfolios while recognizing the interconnected investment opportunities that arise when businesses act on climate change and nature protection.

 

Investment Decisions: Our ESG-integrated research and investment processes are built around these principles and standards. Together with carefully selected ESG data providers, the PCM ESG Framework enables our strategy and helps account for and meet our double materiality objectives. Through responsible investments, we are determined to drive positive outcomes for nature – ones that help protect biodiversity, change the way land and seas are managed, and restore natural habitats on degraded green and blue spaces.


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 are guided by our investment strategy.
We partner all sectors but with strict conditions, and approach Highly Emissive and Highly Resource-Reliant industries with added caution and expectations.

They provide clarity to the questions we need answering in order for us to assess if the company is an investable one for the long-term, where management is robust, strategies are resilient, and profits are gained responsibly.
We partner all sectors but with strict conditions, and approach Highly Emissive and Highly Resource-Reliant industries with added caution and expectations.

– Objective 1: Managing ESG Exposure
– Objective 2: Mitigating Negative Externalities
– Objective 3: Measuring Performance Over Targets

Targets and goals allow us to measure performance and monitor change over time. If a company is aligned to NetZero, we are able to measure their emissions reduction targets year-on-year, amongst other metrics. We assess a company’s long-term survivability through their contributions to specific targets within relevant Sustainable Development Goals

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