Corporate social responsibility, ESG including impact investing are key aspects of the business practices of a.s.r. real estate. We believe that a socially responsible investment policy contributes to the sustainable development of society and to sustainable investment returns. We are happy to select products that meet your sustainability requirements.
Each individual client provides a.s.r. real esatate with their specific strategy and guidelines regarding ESG and SFDR. These guidelines are for each separate mandate implemented in the acquisitions and dispositions executed by a.s.r. real estate as advisor to institutional investors. Depending on an individual client's specific strategy and guidelines, regarding ESG and SFAP, sustainability risks and their possible impact are part of the investment/divestment proposals.
For example: The institutional investor a.s.r. invests in financial products that promotes environmental characteristics within the meaning of article 8 sub 1 of Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 on sustainability‐related disclosures in the financial services sector (SFDR). This quideline is implemented in the acquistions and dispositions by a.s.r. real estate, acting as advisor to a.s.r. Whilst a.s.r. real estate will undertake reasonable efforts to achieve the strategic objectives as set forth above, no guarantee can be given that the strategic objectives can be realized. Due to various risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from the strategic objectives set forth above.
All material investments/divestments recommend to clients need a positive advice the Investment Committee of a.s.r. real estate, containing the statutory board of a.s.r. real estate and managing directors of its business lines. In the sound governance of a.s.r., independent analysis is secured by Legal-, Tax-, Compliance- and Risk officers. Sustainability aspects of investments/divestments are assessed as part of the decision by the Investment Committee. Above a certain threshold value as described in th a.s.r. governance, investment/divestment proposals will also be submitted to the Investment Committee of a.s.r. for a positive advice. The final approval of investments / disinvestments is according the governace of the clients