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zCapital

zCapital AG is an independent asset manager supervised by Swiss Financial Market Authority FINMA and specialises in Swiss equities. They joined the Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative in March 2022 and made its Initial Target Disclosure in March 2023.

Initial Target Disclosure: March 2023

Percentage of assets covered by the Net Zero Asset Managers Commitment Statement

92% of total AUM (USD $1.4 billion)

Information on interim target(s) covering the proportion of assets to be managed in line with net zero

Baseline(s):

2022

Portfolio coverage baseline

63%

2022

Engagement threshold baseline

Baseline performance: financed emissions net zero, aligned or aligning – 63%

Baseline performance: financed emissions under engagement – 90%

Target(s):

2030

Portfolio coverage target

90%

At least 90% of AUM considered to be net zero, aligned to net zero, or aligning by 2030, with at least 50% of AUM aligned to net zero.

2030

Engagement threshold target

Baseline performance: financed emissions net zero, aligned or aligning – 90%

Baseline performance: financed emissions under engagement – 100%

GHG scopes included:

The targets cover Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions and, where appropriate, Scope 3 emissions.

Methodology:

Net Zero Investment Framework

Scenario(s):

IPCC special report on global warming of 1.5┬░C. Our target is for at least 90% of AUM considered to be net zero, aligned to net zero, or aligning by 2030, with at least 50% of AUM aligned to net zero by 2030.

Additional information

Proportion of AUM committed:

The proportion of 92% covers all zCapital Funds. Not included within this target are segregated accounts.

Policy on coal and other fossil fuel investments:

All zCapital Funds exclude companies with more than 10% of revenues from coal power generation and coal mining. (zCapital Swiss ESG Fund excludes companies with more than 5%.)

Further information:

Operational emissions: zCapital has calculated all relevant CO2 emissions of the company in detail and contributes to climate protection according to these emissions. To this end, it supports projects run by the Swiss climate protection foundation myclimate.

https://www.zcapital.ch/fileadmin/zcapital/documents/ESG_Policy_zCapital.pdf