Mirova Global Sustainable Equity Fund
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Mirova is a 100% sustainability-driven asset management company that offers its clients investment solutions combining the search for financial performance with environmental and social impact. Thanks to multidisciplinary teams united around the same vision and its ability to innovate and create partnerships with the best experts, Mirova seeks to direct capital towards the needs of investment in a real sustainable and value-creating economy. Mirova is a mission-led and B Corp certified company.
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Transition your portfolio into tomorrow
Search for financial outperformance with a focus on positive environmental and social impact
The Mirova Global Sustainable Equity Fund aims to identify key transitions that are shaping the Future – including demographics, the environment, technology, and corporate governance. Its high conviction, multi-thematic approach is designed to combine financial performance with environmental and social impact. The fund seeks to:
Outperform the MSCI World Net Dividends Reinvested Index* over the long term
Be aligned with a 2ºC global warming scenario**
Invest in companies whose activities contribute positively to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Each investment includes risks, including capital loss and sustainability risks.
* For more information on the reference index, visit www.msci.com
** Corresponds to the action plan put in place to respect the Paris Agreement, that is to say the increase that should not be exceeded for the average temperature of the planet between 1850 and 2100. Internal limits non-binding at the date of this document and not mentioned in the regulatory documentation, subject to change by Mirova without prior notice. The carbon footprint of investments is calculated using a proprietary methodology that may involve bias.
Natixis Investment Managers believes companies with stronger ESG profiles can exhibit:
1 Higher profitability
2 Lower risk of
4 Greater potential for long-term growth and innovation
More and more investors are demanding ESG investments
62% of institutional investors say there’s alpha to be found in ESG*
36% of individual investors say they invest in ESG because they want their investments to align with their personal values**
* Natixis Investment Managers, Global Survey of Institutional Investors conducted by CoreData Research in October and November 2020. Survey included 500 institutional investors in 29 countries.
** Natixis Investment Managers, Global Survey of Individual Investors conducted by CoreData Research, March-April 2021. Survey included 8,550 investors in 24 countries.
4 transitions that are reshaping the world—and creating opportunity*
As part of its strategy to create long-term sustainable returns, Mirova identifies companies globally that provide solutions to the challenges related to four major long-term trends. These trends will drive transformation regardless of cyclicality of the global economy.
For example, Mirova believes sea levels will continue to rise. Natural sources of fresh water will continue to become scarcer. People will continue to live longer, and innovations in technology will continue to change the way the world interacts and conducts business. Depending on where companies stand with regard to sustainability, these transitions create risks – or opportunities.
* The information provided reflects Mirova’s opinion / the situation is as of the date of this document and is subject to change without notice.
To illustrate the contribution of our investments to the primary issues of sustainable development, our ‘global’ assessment is broken down into six impact pillars: three related to environmental issues, three based on social issues.* Each pillar is assessed according to our five-point qualitative scale, from Negative to Committed.
* Source - Source: Mirova / ILG - Cambridge CISL. This segmentation of sustainability issues into 6 pillars is based on the work of the Investment Leaders Group (ILG) within the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) - See https://www.cisl.cam.ac.uk/publications/publication-pdfs/impact-report.pdf
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2 For Mirova’s investments. For more information on our methodologies, please refer to our Mirova website: www.mirova.com/en/research
3 Greenhouse gas - Source: Cambridge / Investment Leader Group.
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References to a ranking, award or label have no bearing on the future performance of any fund or manager.Mirova is a mission-driven company since 2020. For more information: www.entrepriseamission.com. Since 2006, the B Corp movement has been promoting strong values of change throughout the world to make companies "a force for good" and to distinguish between those that reconcile profit (for profit) and collective interest (for purpose). The B Corp's objective is to certify companies that integrate social, societal and environmental objectives into their business models and operations. For more information: www.bcorporation.net/about-b-corps. Mirova is B-corp certified since 2020.
Investment Objective: The investment objective of Mirova Global Sustainable Equity Fund is to allocate the capital towards sustainable economic models with environmental and/or social benefits by investing in companies which qualify as a sustainable investment and whose economic activity contributes positively to or does not significantly harm the achievement of one or more of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and/or reduces the risk of not achieving one or more of the UN SDGs, while ensuring that the portfolio companies follow good governance practices. The achievement of the extra-financial investment objective is based on the results of the assumptions made by the delegated investment manager. For more information on Mirova’s methodologies, please refer to our Mirova website: http://www.mirova.com/en/research
All investment presents a risk of capital loss. The specific risks of investing in the Sub-Fund are linked to: Capital loss, Equity securities, Global Investing, Exchange rates, Changes in laws and/or tax regimes, Portfolio concentration, Small, Mid and Large Capitalization Companies, Emerging markets, Financial Derivatives, Counterparty risk, ESG Investing Risk & Methodological limits, Sustainability risks. For more information, please refer to the prospectus on the fund available at Mirova and Natixis Investment Managers International. You can obtain it on simple request or on the website www.im.natixis.com.
The Fund is subject to sustainability risks as defined in the Regulation 2019/2088 (article 2(22)) by environmental, social or governance event or condition that, if it occurs, could cause an actual or a potential material negative impact on the value of the investment. More information on the framework related to the incorporation of Sustainability can be found on the website of the Management Company and the Delegated Investment Manager.
The information provided reflects Mirova’s opinion / the situation is as of the date of this document and is subject to change without notice.
ESG Investing Risk & Methodological limits
By using ESG criteria in the investment policy, the relevant Fund's objective would in particular be to better manage sustainability risk and generate sustainable, long-term returns. ESG criteria may be generated using Mirova’s proprietary models, third party models and data or a combination of both. The assessment criteria may change over time or vary depending on the sector or industry in which the relevant issuer operates. Applying ESG criteria to the investment process may lead Mirova to invest in or exclude securities for non-financial reasons, irrespective of market opportunities available. ESG data received from third parties may be incomplete, inaccurate or unavailable from time to time. As a result, there is a risk that Mirova may incorrectly assess a security or issuer, resulting in the incorrect direct or indirect inclusion or exclusion of a security in the portfolio of a Fund.
This document is intended solely for professional and non professional clients as defined by MiFID. If it is not the case and you receive this document by mistake, please destroy it and inform Mirova immediately. Mirova Global Sustainable Equity Fund is a sub-fund of the Luxembourg SICAV Mirova Funds, approved by the Luxembourg Commission for the Supervision of the Financial Sector (the “CSSF”). Natixis Investment Managers International is the management company and has delegated financial management to Mirova US.
Mirova US has been appointed as Delegated Investment Manager of the Sub-Fund pursuant to an investment management delegation agreement entered into with the Management Company, with certain employees of Mirova providing services to Mirova US according to an agreement in place with Mirova. The fund was launched in October 2013 within Ostrum AM where Mirova was a department. Mirova became an asset management company in January 2014. Until March 28, 2019, Mirova was operated in the US through Ostrum Asset Management U.S., LLC an investment advisor based in the US. Since March 29, 2019, Mirova US LLC is a US-based investment advisor that is a wholly owned affiliate of Mirova.
This fund is the subject of a key investor information document (KIID) and of a prospectus. The KIID of the fund must be delivered prior to any subscription. The reference documents on the fund (KIID, prospectus and periodical document) are available at Mirova. You can obtain it on simple request and on the website www.mirova.com.
The Global Risk Exposure of the Sub-Fund is managed through the use of the “Commitment Approach” method described under “Use of derivatives, Special Investment and Hedging Techniques” - “Global Risk Exposure”. For a complete description of these risks, please refer to the Product Highlights Sheet and to the chapter entitled “Principal Risks” in the prospectus. This same chapter also describes the other risks linked to an investment into the Sub-Fund.
Otherwise, past performance is no guarantee or reliable indicator of current or future performance. Performance figures are calculated net management and running fees, included safekeeping fees and commissions. This document is a non-contractual document for information purposes only. This document does not constitute or form part of any offer, or solicitation, or recommendation to subscribe for, or buy, or concede any shares issued or to be issued by the funds managed by Mirova investment management company. The presented services do not take into account any investment objective, financial situation or specific need of a particular recipient. Mirova shall not be held liable for any financial loss or for any decision taken on the basis of the information contained in this document, and shall not provide any consulting service, notably in the area of investment services.
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Mirova US is a US-based investment advisor that is a wholly owned affiliate of Mirova. Mirova is operated in the US through Mirova US. Mirova US and Mirova entered into an agreement whereby Mirova provides Mirova US investment and research expertise, which Mirova US then combines with its own expertise when providing advice to clients.