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 four 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 31/08/2021
Returns as at 31/08/2021
|Growth %||Distribution %||Total %|
Unit Prices as at 22/09/2021
|Cents per Unit||1.705|
Fund Commencement Date
Target Market Determination (TMD)
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 Lead Portfolio Manager of the Trillium ESG Global Equity strategy and Portfolio Manager of the Trillium Sustainable Opportunities strategy. Matt has over three decades of experience in investment research and investment management. He 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 the firm’s powerful research capabilities in socially and environmentally responsible areas such as renewable energy, resource optimization, and organic and natural products. Before Trillium, Matt worked at Winslow Management Company in Boston, where he served as director of research, chairman of the investment committee, and portfolio manager for the Green Growth and Green Solutions Strategies.
Matt currently serves on the board of TONIIC and has previously served on the Boards of Environmental League of Massachusetts, Shared Interest, Pro Mujer, US SIF, and Root Capital. He is also a member of the Social Venture Circle (SVC) and is a member of the CFA Society Boston and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.
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.
Laura is a Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager, and Research Analyst. She leads the Trillium Small/Mid Cap Core strategy and is on the portfolio management team of the ESG Global Equity strategy and the Sustainable Opportunities strategy. She joined Trillium Asset Management in 2001. Prior to joining Trillium she was an equity research analyst at Adams, Harkness and Hill, a Boston-based investment bank that focuses on emerging growth companies. Laura’s last position at Adams was as a sell-side equity analyst in the “Healthy Living” group. This group covered specialty consumer stocks which addressed the consumers’ growing awareness of the impact of nutrition, environment and lifestyle choices on their well-being.
Laura earned a B.A. in quantitative economics from Tufts University in 1992. Laura is a member of the CFA Society Boston and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.
John Quealy is Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager of the ESG Global Equity strategy. He oversees the management of all investment strategies and portfolio construction at Trillium. He joined the firm in 2018 and has extensive experience in sustainable investing.
Prior to joining Trillium, John spent 17 years with Canaccord Genuity in Equity Research, where he was a Managing Director, specializing in the Sustainability and Industrial Technology sectors. He joined the firm as an Associate in 2000, helping to launch this franchise in the United States. Over his career, John helped lead Canaccord’s efforts across this emerging area, having previously served as Sector Head overseeing Sustainability Equity Research in North America and the UK. John has covered a broad array of companies in the Energy Technology, Water, Recycling, Agriculture, and Electrical Equipment sectors. Prior to Canaccord, John worked for Deloitte & Touche, where he was a Manager in the Audit and Assurance practice, serving a wide range of domestic and international, public, and private companies.
John has served on the boards of Rosie’s Place (founded in 1974 as the first dedicated Women’s Shelter in the U.S.) and the Environmental League of Massachusetts (ELM). John received a B.S. degree in Accounting and Philosophy cum laude from Boston College and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Massachusetts.
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