The Trillium ESG Global Equity Fund is designed to address the risks and opportunities created by the increasing constraints on natural capital.
An actively managed, diversified portfolio of global equities, which provides the potential for long-term capital growth by investing in companies that are leaders in managing environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities.
The Fund provides investors with an opportunity to align values in Trillium’s vision of investing in global companies that aim for a more sustainable future and meet the dual mandate of ESG leadership and financial quality.
The Fund is specifically designed to be fossil fuel free.
Innovators in ESG
Trillium is at the forefront of ESG thought leadership and drawing from decades of experience focused exclusively on sustainable investing, Trillium uses a holistic, ESG- integrated fundamental investment process to uncover compelling long-term investment opportunities
Experienced Portfolio Management Team
Team-based portfolio management approach led by three Portfolio Managers with over 90 years of combined experience in the industry
Proprietary ESG Scoring
Over 20 years of proprietary ESG research and analysis on hundreds of global companies with dedicated in-house ESG analysts who archive and curate the data collected
Trillium has a dedicated shareholder advocacy team focused on engaging companies to press for positive change on key ESG performance drivers
WHAT ARE THE RISKS?
All investments carry risk. While it is not possible to identify every risk relevant to your investment, we have provided details of the risks that may affect your investment in the relevant product disclosure statement (PDS) or offer document.
Performance as at 31/08/2020
Returns as at 31/08/2020
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About this fund
Trillium Asset Management
7 years or longer
Aims to provide investors with long-term capital growth through investment in quality global shares using an integrated ESG approach. Aims to outperform the MSCI All Countries World Net Total Return Index (before fees and taxes) over rolling 3-year periods.
Trillium aims to achieve the above objectives by adopting a "bottom-up" stock selection approach to investing, where the decision to buy or sell is based on fundamental quality and valuation with an integrated analysis of environmental, societal, and governance risks and attributes.
The Fund invests globally and has exposure to both emerging and developed markets. The Fund may invest in companies of any size and seeks diversification by country and economic sector.
The Fund is Fossil fuel free.
|Minimum Initial Investment||$25,000|
|With Savings Plan|
|Minimum Initial Investment||$25,000|
|Minimum Additional Investment||$2,000|
|Management Cost (p.a.)||0.89%|
|Buy / Sell Spread||0.15% / 0.15%|
|Cash||0 - 10%|
|International shares||90 - 100%|
|June 30, December 31|
Matt Patsky is CEO and a Portfolio Manager on Trillium’s Sustainable Opportunities strategy and the co-lead manager on Trillium’s ESG Global Equity strategy. He joined Trillium in 2009 and has three decades of experience in investment research and investment management.
Matt began his career at Lehman Brothers in 1984 as a technology analyst. In 1989, while covering emerging growth companies for Lehman, he began to incorporate environmental, social and governance factors into his research, becoming the first sell side analyst in the United States to publish on the topic of socially responsible investing in 1994. As Director of Equity Research for Adams, Harkness & Hill, he built that firm’s powerful research capabilities in socially and environmentally responsible areas such as renewable energy, resource optimization, and organic and natural products. Matt was most recently at Winslow Management Company in Boston, where he served as director of research, chairman of the investment committee and portfolio manager for the Green Solutions Strategy and the Winslow Green Solutions Fund.
Matt is currently on the Boards of Environmental League of Massachusetts, and Shared Interest. He has also served on the Boards of Pro Mujer, US SIF and Root Capital. Matt is a member of the Social Venture Circle (SVC). Matt is a member of the CFA Society Boston and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Jim Madden is co-lead Portfolio Manager on Trillium’s ESG Global Equity Strategy. Prior to joining Trillium in 2014, Jim was Chief Investment Officer and Senior Portfolio Manager at Portfolio 21. He worked with Portfolio 21 for over 20 years both on the investment team and as the developer of the company’s shareholder activism program. Jim earned a bachelor’s degree and M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder.
Patrick is a Portfolio Manager of the Trillium ESG Global Equity strategy and Research Analyst covering the financial sector. Patrick joined as an Analyst in September 2018 with previous experience as a portfolio manager and equity research analyst for several Global and European equity funds at ING Investment Management and Robeco Asset Management, where he started his career in 1994.
Immediately prior to joining Trillium, he was an Investment Director at John Hancock Investments (JHI), covering global, international, emerging markets and US equity funds for John Hancock. While at JHI, Patrick served as an ESG specialist at the firm, driving product development, content creation and client education. Patrick also served in due diligence roles at Merrill Lynch Global Wealth & Investment Management.
Patrick completed his Masters of Science (Honors) in Business Administration in 1992 and Masters of Science Economics (Honors) in 1994 from Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Patrick is a Certified European Financial Analyst.
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