Commitment to invest responsibly
As an asset management organisation with a pure thematic focus on the global listed equity markets, Thematics AM is committed to supporting efforts to mitigate against the effects of climate change through (1) the investment products that it offers, (2) how it invests, and (3) via engagement with the industry and investment community.
Climate disclosure framework
In alignment with the recommended voluntary disclosures of the TCFD, as well as the mandated reporting as outlined in the French Article 173 – VI of the Energy Transition for Green Growth law, Thematics AM’s strategy covers the 4 core areas of disclosure: Governance, Strategy, Risk Management, and Metrics and Targets.
Portfolio managers own the implementation of climate policies at the individual thematic fund level. They ensure that all climate-related strategies applicable at each stage of the investment process is followed, from exclusion to ESG & climate integration in the due diligence, engagement, and voting.
Thematics AM Climate Strategy
- Enabling climate transition and resilience through investing in positive themes
- Minimising adverse impacts through DNSH* and exclusion
- Identifying and managing ESG and climate risks and opportunities
- Continued performance improvement and transparency
Thematics AM’s climate risk strategy is integrated into its global Responsible Investment framework and embedded across the three phases of the investment process: Define, Select and Act.
Metrics and Targets
Evaluation of Thematics AM’s investment strategies’ performance across different sustainable development themes, in particular those relating to climate transition and environmental protection, indicates it sustainable outcome contributions. Using third-party independent scoring1, it shows that more than half of its assets produce solutions that are positively contributing to various environmental goals, including climate change mitigation and sustainable use of energy. Majority of these assets are building solutions around electric and hybrid vehicles, energy-efficient data centres and other office automation solutions, smart consumer devices, as well as key equipment and services to the renewable energy sector.