The Fund aims to provide a higher total return (capital growth plus income) than that of the global equity market over any rolling five-year period while applying ESG Criteria.
The Fund applies ESG Integration. ESG integration is the systematic inclusion of ESG factors in investment analysis and investment decisions.
The Fund invests in securities that meet the ESG Criteria.
The following types of exclusions apply to the Fund’s direct investments:
The benchmark of the Fund is the MSCI ACWI Net Return Index. It is a comparator against which the Fund’s performance can be measured.
The benchmark is not an ESG benchmark and is not consistent with the ESG Criteria.
Further information on the ESG methodology, including data sources, screening criteria and the relevant sustainability indicators of the Fund can be found in the ESG Criteria.
A description of ESG and responsible investment terms used is available in the Fund’s Prospectus.
Information on how the environmental and social characteristics have been met can be found in the latest annual report.