||LU, DE, FR, UK, IR, NL, P, SE
|Kind of fund
||Sustainability and ethical funds / Sustainability-/ Ethical fund
|Aim of investment
||The priority investment purpose of the F&C Stewardship International exists in the long-term capital growth primarily by investments in stocks and securities similar to stocks of enterprise in all markets whose products and activities are looked as a positive contribution to the society.
||Three kinds of enterprise are distinguished: 1. Enterprises, the big social use donate and, hence, are suitable for Stewardhip very good. 2-nd enterprises which correspond to the stewardhip ethics guidelines in no way and are excluded from the investment universe immediately. 3-rd The enterprises at which there are positive just as negative aspects. In this case it must be weighed out carefully whether the enterprise performs all together one positive social or ecological contribution.
||The investment process begins with an analysis of the world economic situation and her consequences on single regions. Then the investment team fix the Asset allocation and sector weighting. This is combined with an exact research of each titel for all stocks remained after the ethical Screening. On this base the fund manager and her team meet her single title decisions - with a pragmatic beginning without ideological default and without definition on a certain investment style like "Growth" or "Value"
To judge the course chances of a stock, above all, five factors are looked: 1. Assessment 2-nd commercial model 3-rd profit growth 4-th economic situation sensitivity 5-th management competence
||Supplying the basic necessities of life; environmental improvements and pollution contro; relations with customers and suppliers; good employee practices; training and education; strong community involvement; a good equal opportunities record; openness about company activities
|Negative criteria for stocks and corporate bonds
||Ethical and Social:
- exploitation of developing countries
- exploitation of animals (avoidable)
- animal tests (avoidable)
- weapons / armaments
- genetic engineering
- nuclear power
- exploitation of environment or employees or society
- environmentally harmful activities / products
- support to repressive regime
|Negative criteria for government bonds
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*no exclusion but part of the analysis