Quality seals

FNG seal 2019
Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen

FNG-Siegel 2019 Forum Nachhaltige Geldanlagen, the Socially Responsible Investment Forum, has set a quality standard for retail SRI funds in the German-speaking world with its FNG seal. The FNG seal offers private investors the following advantages:

  • transparent and clear depiction of the SRI strategy
  • consideration of the sustainability criteria of environment, social, and good governance
  • exclusion of atomic energy and weapons
  • exclusion in the event of violations against the four areas of the UN Global Compact (human rights, labour rights, environmental protection, combating corruption and bribery)

 

 "3 Stars"

  • Raiffeisen-GreenBonds
  • Raiffeisen-Nachhaltigkeit-Solide
  • Raiffeisen-Nachhaltigkeit-Mix
  • Raiffeisen-Nachhaltigkeit-Aktien
  • Raiffeisen-Nachhaltigkeit-Momentum
  • Raiffeisen-Nachhaltigkeit-Diversified

 

 "2 Stars"

  • Raiffeisen-Nachhaltigkeit-ShortTerm
  • Raiffeisen-Nachhaltigkeit-EmergingMarkets-Aktien

 

European transparency logo
Eurosif

The European transparency logo* for retail SRI funds stands for greater transparency in the sustainable investment market and represents a key step in quality assurance for SRI investments and promoting trust in this particular form of investment. Raiffeisen KAG is a signatory to the European transparency guidelines and implements transparent management for its SRI investments. The following bear the Eurosif logo:

 

 

Disclaimer:
The European transparency logo for sustainability funds denotes that Raiffeisen KAG undertakes the obligation to provide correct, suitable, and timely information to allow interested parties, in particular customers, to understand the approaches and methods used in sustainable investment by the fund in question. More information on the European Transparency Code can be found at www.eurosif.org. The Transparency Code is managed by Eurosif, an independent organisation. The European SRI transparency logo stands for the aforementioned obligation of the fund manager. It is not be understood as promoting a certain company, organisation or individual person.

 

Österreichisches Umweltzeichen
Austria's environmental seal for socially responsible financial products

österreichisches Umweltzeichen für Raiffeisen Nachhaltigkeitsfonds The selection criteria for environmental seal funds are clearly defined and are audited by internal fund committees or external organisations. Funds that invest in atomic energy, arms, or arms trading are excluded. Genetic engineering activities are also assessed and can be grounds for exclusion. Investments in companies or organisations that systematically violate human or labour rights and central political, social or environmental standards are also pre-cluded.  The selection process must be suitable for identifying companies that actually make a positive environmental and social impact. A defined quality standard must be complied with to ensure this. Investors want a clear picture of the ecological and social concept of the fund they have chosen. Funds with the environmental seal provide this information according to the transparency guidelines of the European Sustainable and Responsible Investment Forum.

 

 

*) The European SRI Transparency logo signifies that the Raiffeisen KAG commits to provide accurate, adequate and timely information to enable stakeholders, in particular consumers, to understand the Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) policies and practices relating to the fund. Detailed information about the European SRI Transparency Guidelines can be found on www.eurosif.org, and information of the SRI policies and practices of the Raiffeisen sustainable funds can be found at: www.rcm.at/nachhaltigkeit/. The Transparency Guidelines are managed by Eurosif, an independent organisation. The European SRI Transparency Logo reflects the fund manager’s commitment as detailed above and should not be taken as an endorsement of any particular company, organisation or individual.

Low or even negative yields on money market instruments and bonds induced by the market can have a negative effect on the net asset value of the Raiffeisen-Sustainable-ShortTerm or be insufficient to cover the recurrent costs. The funds Raiffeisen-Sustainable-Equities, Raiffeisen-Sustainable-Momentum and Raiffeisen-Sustainable-EmergingMarkets-Equities exhibit elevated volatility, meaning that unit prices can move significantly higher or lower in short periods of time, and it is not possible to rule out loss of capital. The Fund Regulations of the funds Raiffeisen-Sustainable-Diversified, Klassik Nachhaltigkeit Solide and Klassik Nachhaltigkeit Mix have been approved by the FMA. The Raiffeisen-Sustainable-Diversified fund may invest more than 35 % of its volume in bonds of the following issuers: Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Finland, Netherlands, Sweden, Spain. The funds Klassik Nachhaltigkeit Solide and Klassik Nachhaltigkeit Solide fund may invest more than 35 % of its volume in bonds of the following issuers: Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Finland.

This is a marketing material of Raiffeisen Kapitalanlage GmbH. As of May 2019

The published prospectuses, information for investors pursuant to § 21 AIFMG, and customer information documents (Key Investor Information Documents) for the investment funds of Raiffeisen Kapitalanlage-Gesellschaft m.b.H. are available in German at www.rcm.at (and for some funds the customer information documents are additionally available in English) or, if the fund shares are sold abroad, in English (if applicable in German) or in your national language at www.rcm-international.com.

 

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