Norms-based screening

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ESG investment.

In the ESG investment context, norms-based screening means screening of investments based on compliance with relevant international norms and standards such as those issued by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations (UN) and UNICEF.

Norms-based screening may include exclusions of investments that are not in compliance with norms or standards, or over and underweighting in accordance with the degree of compliance evidenced.

Also known as norms-based investment.

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