EisnerAmper Ireland (EAI) assisted an Investment Management client who provided both Portfolio Management and Investment Advisory services. The Company is a subsidiary of a large financial services group headquartered in Germany.
The Company was required to draft disclosures based on the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) requirements. The SFDR imposes mandatory ESG disclosure obligations for asset managers and other financial markets participants.
Tom Brennan, Head of Risk & Regulatory at EisnerAmper, examined the arrangements in place at the time for the Company’s investment decision making process. EisnerAmper worked with other members of the group and the parent company to ensure that policies and procedures in place were consistent throughout and that they reflected socially responsible practices.
The Company signed up to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI), an international organisation that works to promote the incorporation of environmental, social, and corporate governance factors (ESG) into investment decision-making
The Company also signed the United Nations Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI), further embedding ESG in its insurance business.
EisnerAmper helped to draft the Company’s SFDR disclosure policy, ensuring they:
Through this process and from working closely with Tom and his team, the Company completed a robust process to gather the required information to make the disclosures required under SFDR. In examining their business practices and holding them against the SFDR requirements, they were able to form a roadmap to where the Company needs to be in the future and how to assess investments for ESG compliance.
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