QBLUE GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE LEADERS FUND
The investment objective of the Fund is to provide long-term capital growth, investing globally in companies that the Fund’s Sub-Investment Manager believes contribute positively to social and environmental factors.
The Fund’s Sub-Investment Manager, Qblue Balanced A/S, is a boutique investment firm located in Copenhagen, Denmark which was founded in 2018 by financial services veteran, Bjarne Graven Larsen, former CIO at ATP and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP).
The Fund uses a systematic investment and data driven approach to identify companies that have come the furthest in the field of sustainability in every industry and region worldwide. The Sub Investment Manager’s in-house proprietary investment framework, The Sustainability Cube™, systematically builds a portfolio of companies located around the world that have been identified as sustainability leaders in their respective field. In line with the Fund’s sustainable objective, the ESG characteristics of the portfolio sees outperformance in the overall ESG Industry Leadership Score, Climate Transition Score, UN SDG Score, in addition to a significant reduction in the weighted average Carbon intensity.