ESG - Global Equities

Fund Portrait

The Osmosis Resource Efficient Core Equity Fund is Osmosis’s Flagship Fund, targeting superior risk adjusted returns while simultaneously delivering a significant reduction in Energy, Water and Waste intensity relative to the MSCI World Index. This is achieved through overweighting resource efficient companies and underweighting resource inefficient companies, while neutralising traditional style factors, sector and regional exposures.
The Fund targets annualised outperformance of 70bps against the MSCI World Index with tracking error of 70bps. The Fund has been designed as a low cost, liquid, sustainable, replacement strategy for investors’ core or passive global equity allocation.

This Fund has been classified as an Article 8 product under the framework of the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation.

 

 

INVESTMENT MANAGER Osmosis Investment Management
LINKEDIN COMPANY PAGE Osmosis Investment Management
FUND Osmosis Resource Efficient Core Equity Fund
TYPE STRUCTURE SICAV UCITS V (Ireland)
DOMICILE Ireland
LAUNCH DATE May 23, 2017
DISTRIBUTOR SWITZERLAND OpenFunds Investment Services AG (Switzerland)
AUDITOR KPMG
CUSTODIAN Northern Trust (Ireland)
REGULATOR Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
GEOGRAPHY Global
STRATEGY ESG
EXPOSURE Equities
SHARE CLASSES Institutional, Accumulating
CURRENCY USD
INITIAL CHARGES 0%
SUBSCRIPTIONS Daily
MINIMUM SUBSCRIPTION Multiple share classes with different inv. minima
LIQUIDITY Daily
MANAGEMENT FEE 0.1%
PERFORMANCE FEE 0%
FUND SIZE USD 798.38 m
MANAGER TRACK RECORD Since 2009
FUND STATUS Open
ISIN IE00BF0D3F98
BLOOMBERG CODE OMWSBAU
SFDR CLASSIFICATION Art. 8

Osmosis Sustainability Principles:

  1. Osmosis defines its sustainable investing through Resource Efficiency, evaluating carbon emissions, water usage, and waste generation.
  2. Specializing in the environmental dimension (E), Osmosis leverages in-house expertise and proprietary data, integrating social and governance safeguards.
  3. Objectives encompass delivering superior risk-adjusted returns and substantial reductions in portfolio environmental footprints.
  4. Employing a best-in-class approach, Osmosis selects companies across sectors adept at efficiently using limited resources for economic value creation.
  5. Osmosis actively engages with companies on environmental performance and disclosure.
  6. The proprietary environmental database guides Osmosis' distinctive investment signal.
  7. Osmosis maintains a competitive edge through ongoing investments in the environmental expertise of its human capital.
  8. The Resource Efficiency metric emphasizes action, favoring companies at the forefront of resource management for economic value creation.

All Osmosis funds are Article 8 fund in terms of the classifications created by the European Union's Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), i.e.funds promoting environmental or social characteristics alongside traditional financial returns.

 

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Question on the importance of ESG components Alex Stephen Osmosis IM (25. May 2022)

Osmosis ESG AWARENESS 2022 ZURICH (24. May 2022)

Alex Stephen Osmosis IM - ESG Awareness Roundtable on Sustainable Investing (24. May 2022)