United Smart Sustainable Singapore Bond Fund (SSS)

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About SSS

Investors are looking to see how they can do their part for the environment, while also generating returns. The United Smart Sustainable Singapore Bond Fund allows investors to do just that. Powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning and UOBAM’s independent analysis, investors can make a real and meaningful contribution towards enhancing Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) in Singapore.

Why Invest In This Fund

UOBAM believes companies that incorporate Sustainability/ESG factors/frameworks are more resilient, more focused on their long-term business viability and hence are more likely to remain competitive in the long-term. Accordingly, SSS will invest in bonds issued by companies that are successful in incorporating Sustainability/ESG factors/frameworks, are competitive, well managed and offer attractive growth prospects over a multi-year investment horizon.

The SSS will the FIRST Singapore Focused ESG Fixed Income Fund providing profit, purpose and payout. Creating an opportunity to invest and benefit in Singapore.

Achieving Sustainability Objectives

To ensure that SSS makes a real impact, every new issue is assessed using UOBAM’s methodology that combines ESG data, artificial intelligence-machine learning (AI-ML) models and UOBAM’s independent analysis. The impact dashboard helps our clients understand the sustainability performance of SSS as well as the sustainability impact from investments made into the underlying bonds that are mapped to the three core investment themes.

Source: UOBAM, September 2021
Index: JP Morgan ESG Asia Credit Index

Preparing for climate change

Source: UOBAM, September 2021
Index: JP Morgan ESG Asia Credit Index

 

Absolute Carbon Emissions

Fund's estimated greenhouse gas emissions generated by companies and its operations, and from their direct suppliers

Weighted Average Carbon Intensity

Fund's exposure to carbon intensive companies based on sum of the weights of issuers multiplied by the companies’ carbon intensities

Carbon Reduction Target

Whether a company sets absolute or relative targets to reduce its carbon footprint (greenhouse gas emissions or emissions intensity) in managing its climate-related risks and opportunities

Green, Clean and Smart Singapore

Source: UOBAM, September 2021
Index: JP Morgan ESG Asia Credit Index

 

Weighted Average Energy Intensity

Fund's exposure to energy intensive companies based on sum of the weights of issuers multiplied by the companies’ energy intensities

Weighted Average Water Intensity

Fund's exposure to water intensive businesses based on sum of the weights of issuers multiplied by the companies’ water intensities

Weighted Average Waste Intensity

Fund's exposure to businesses that are generating high volumes of waste or hazardous waste degrades the environment based on sum of the weights of issuers multiplied by the companies’ waste intensities

% of Companies with Green & Clean Tech Revenue

% of companies with revenue generated from green & clean technology or initiatives (e.g. Alternative Energy, High Energy Efficiency, Green Building, Pollution Prevention & Control, Sustainable Water)

Sustainable Production

Source: UOBAM, September 2021
Index: JP Morgan ESG Asia Credit Index

 

Supply Chain Environmental Cost

A company's estimated total environmental external cost from its supply chain activities

Supply Chain Controversies

Number of controversies related to supply chain labor standards in which the company has been involved in the past three years

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Our commitment to sustainable investing

UOB Asset Management is a signatory of the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)4 and we are committed to provide sustainable investment solutions for investors across Asia.

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