The fund is classified as a financial product with a sustainable investment objective as described in Article 9 of EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation. The fund uses active management and aims for a risk-return profile in line with its benchmark, the MSCI Emerging Markets (NR), while at the same time applying ESG screening criteria focusing on positive selection based on a risk analysis of environmental and governance aspects, to enhance the fund’s sustainability profile compared to the benchmark. It targets companies that combine respect for social principles (e.g. human rights, non-discrimination, the issue of child labour) and environmental principles with a financial performance.
The benchmark represents our investment universe. The fund may not include investments into securities that are not part of the benchmark universe. We also do not invest in companies involved in activities including but not limited to, the development, production, maintenance or trade of controversial weapons, the production of tobacco products, thermal coal mining and/or oil sands production. Further, more stringent restrictions are applicable for investments in companies involved in activities related to gambling, weapons, adult entertainment, fur & specialty leather, Arctic drilling and shale oil & gas. Due to the exclusion of companies that do not qualify as a result of our sustainability policy, there will be differences between the composition of the fund's portfolio and the composition of the benchmark. An optimisation methodology is used to construct the portfolio with an aim toachieve a risk and return profile in line with that of the Index. You can sell your participation in this fund on each (working) day on which the value of the units is calculated, which for this fund occurs daily. The fund does not aim to provide you with a dividend. It will reinvest all earnings.
The fund "NN (L) Latin America" was renamed “NN (L) Emerging Markets Enhanced Index Sustainable Equity" and changed respectively its investment strategy on June 1st, 2019.