The European Union (EU) created the EU Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth in order to achieve the energy and climate targets set in the Agenda 2030. The Financial Services sector is essential for achieving the sustainability goals, as well as for sustainable development.
Investment decisions have an impact on the environmental, social and corporate governance matters. To fulfill our responsibility as a fund service platform, Universal-Investment considers sustainability risks in advance of investment decisions as well as negative sustainability impacts caused by investments.
In accordance with Article 3 of the disclosure regulation Universal-Investment Ireland discloses information about its policy on the integration of sustainability risks in the investment decision-making process. Sustainability risk means an environmental, social or governance event or condition that, if it occurs, could cause a negative material impact on the value of an investment.
Sustainability Risk Policy (download ) as of 06/2021
Principle Adverse Impacts (PAI) are potential adverse effects of investment decisions on sustainability factors. Sustainability factors are environmental, social and employee matters, respect for human rights, anti‐corruption and anti‐bribery matters. In accordance with Article 4, paragraph 1, section a of the Disclosure Regulation, Universal-Investment takes a position on the consideration and management of adverse sustainability impacts and discloses the activities and due diligence strategies on this matter.
PAI Statement Universal-Investment Ireland (download ) as of 06/2021
In accordance with Article 5 of the Disclosure Regulation, Universal-Investment discloses in the remuneration policy information on how the policy is consistent with the integration of sustainability risks.
For further information or queries, please contact the ESG Office at firstname.lastname@example.org at any time.