SVI develops proxy voting policies and enable proxy voting through a collaboration with Manifest, the UK Company leader in Proxy Voting and Proxy Research. On behalf of the Investor, SVI delivers a Sustainability and ESG voting policy synthetizing the main extra-financial ESG risks and opportunities connected with the equity in portfolio. The policy will be focused on material extra-financial risks and opportunities; it will identify a limited set of well-defined areas and indicators. The main services provide through Manifest are the following ones:

  • Research Service (provision of pre-meeting analysis and post-event voting results, on-going support from research analysts)

  • Additional securities at Voting Subscription (Best Practice Voting Policy Template, Daily holdings feeds and holdings reconciliations, Power of attorney management, Quarterly reporting, Web platform with associated developments, On-going customer support including overdue transaction chasing)

  • Voting Transactions (as per agreed policy template, lodgement of voting transactions of all resolutions per event, attendance at meetings)