ASB Community Trust continues to be a signatory to the United Nation’s Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI).
As a responsible member of the world community the Trust signed up to the UNPRI in 2008, adopting the principles as a way to demonstrate leadership by advancing universal principles and responsible corporate citizenship to make the global economy more sustainable and inclusive.
The Trust believes that environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues can affect the performance of investment portfolios. The UNPRI provides a common framework to assist investors in considering and integrating ESG issues into their investment processes.
The ASB Community Trust has agreed that, over time, it will apply the following principles: