J. Safra Sarasin Investment Foundation (SAST) – Investment Group Sustainable International Equities ex Switzerland
This investment group invests in shares listed on international stock markets included in the benchmark.
The investment group is suitable for growth-oriented investors prepared to accept a higher level of volatility and foreign currency risks and who, as far-sighted investors, want consideration to be given to environmental and social risks and opportunities.
The investment policy is based on Bank J. Safra Sarasin's ground-breaking sustainability concept. Our analysis assesses the sustainability of the industry itself and the quality of the company's sustainability management compared with the sector as a whole. Only companies correctly positioned on the Sarasin Sustainability Matrix® are considered.
We also take into account the analyses produced by J. Safra Sarasin's Asset Management team for Institutional Clients, especially as regards sector and country allocation, and valuation.