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J. Safra Sarasin Investment Foundation (SAST) – Investment Group Sustainable International Equities ex Switzerland

The investment group is suitable for investors with a medium- to long-term investment horizon. Moreover, the investment is designed for investors that place importance on a sustainability performance.
The investment group bases its investments on the MSCI World ex Switzerland index. This index measures the performance of large and mid capitalization companies in developed countries worldwide, excluding Switzerland.
Equity investment are selected using a combination of sustainability and financial analysis. The investment process helps, on the one hand, to identify firms that benefit from ESG* opportunities and, on the other hand, to rule out firms that do not have their ESG risks fully under control. The integration of sustainability criteria into the overall analysis facilitates a more comprehensive understanding of the company.
*ESG = Environment, Social, Governance