Dimensional Global Sustainability PIE Fund (NZD Hedged)

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Fund type: Aggressive fund

Past Returns: No three year data yet

Average annual returns over the past 3 years, after fees and taxes. * indicates less than 3 years of data.

Annual Fees: 0.41%

Annual fees, including management and administration fees, but not membership fee.

The graph below shows the percentage of the fund invested in each of the worst issues of concern to New Zealanders. Below the graph are listed all the companies this fund invests in, by issue of concern.


Animal Testing

Procter & Gamble Company 1.00%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each fund has filed with the Disclose register to Fri Sept. 30th 2022 and Mindful Money analysis of funds within those portfolios. The list of companies of concern has been drawn from ratings agencies and public sources, including the Norwegian Sovereign Fund, NZ Super Fund, Sustainalytics and research organisations.

Please note that companies may breach more than one of these areas of concern.

The listing of companies of concern is based on definitions used in Mindful Money's methodology. These definitions may be different from the exclusions policy and definitions applied by the fund provider.

Mindful Money uses the term Mindful Funds as our standard for ethical investment and responsible investment. This does not imply that other funds are unethical or that the fund providers that do not meet these standards are unethical providers.

Past annual returns for this fund are after fees and taxes. Please note that higher past returns do not always mean higher future returns.

Year Market Average Fund Annual Return

The market average is the average return for funds of the same risk category, sourced from the Commission for Financial Capability's Sorted website. The fund information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register to Fri Sept. 30th 2022.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Apple Inc
    United States International Equities
    4.77%
  • NZD BNP Paribas A/C
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents
    4.45%
  • Microsoft Corp
    United States International Equities
    2.21%
  • Amazon Com Inc
    United States International Equities
    1.38%
  • Facebook Inc Com USD Cl A
    United States International Equities
    0.95%
  • Unitedhealth Group Inc Com Stk
    United States International Equities
    0.91%
  • Alphabet Inc Cap Stk Cl A
    United States International Equities
    0.9%
  • Johnson & Johnson Com US$1
    United States International Equities
    0.89%
  • Alphabet Inc Cap Cl C
    United States International Equities
    0.83%
  • Home Depot
    United States International Equities
    0.55%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register Fri Sept. 30th 2022.

How the money in this fund is invested against the fund's targets.

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 0.0% 5.32%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 0.0% 0.16%
International Equities 100.0% 96.48%
Listed Properties 0.0% 2.56%
Unlisted Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Other 0.0% -4.51%
Commodities 0.0% 0.0%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register to Fri Sept. 30th 2022.

Does this fund exclude companies that cause deep concern to New Zealanders? The first column shows if the fund has a credible policy to exclude the issue. The second column shows if there are any current investments (source: Mindful Money research).

Note that the fund’s exclusions policy may not be consistent with its portfolio holdings because the fund might be still implementing its policy change or the fund’s exclusion policy and thresholds may be different from the definitions applied by Mindful Money.

  • Issue of concern
    Does this fund say it excludes this?
    Actual holdings
  • Adult Entertainment/Pornography:
    0.00%
  • Alcohol:
    0.00%
  • Animal Testing:
    1.00%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    0.00%
  • Gambling:
    0.00%
  • GMOs:
    0.00%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    0.00%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.00%
  • Tobacco:
    0.00%
  • Weapons:
    0.00%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each fund has filed with the Disclose register to Fri Sept. 30th 2022 and Mindful Money analysis of funds within those portfolios. The list of companies of concern has been drawn from ratings agencies and public sources, including the Norwegian Sovereign Fund, NZ Super Fund, Sustainalytics and research organisations.

Note that many funds exclude controversial weapons. However, the category of Weapons used in this analysis is broader in scope, covering all munitions, firearms and military weapons. Similarly Mindful Money uses a broader scope for fossil fuels than the government’s rules for default KiwiSaver funds. The full definitions used in the Mindful Money analysis are here.

In their own words

"The investment objective of the fund is to provide longterm capital growth by gaining exposure to a diversified portfolio of securities associated with approved developed markets (excluding Australia), with increased emphasis on higher expected return securities. The fund also considers non-financial factors to target sustainability goals. The Fund has a Carbon Footprint Reduction Goal1 and evaluates companies based on specific sustainability criteria. The fund mitigates currency risk by hedging most major foreign currency exposures to the New Zealand dollar."

Value $160M NZD
Period of data report Fri Sept. 30th 2022
Fund started Thu June 23rd 2022
Total annual fund fees 0.41%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.41%
Other management and administration charges 0.0%
Total other charges 0.0
Total other charges currency NZD

Key Personnel

Bhanu Singh

Currently: Head of Portfolio Management APAC, Director & VP (6 years, 11 months)
Previously: VP/Senior Portfolio Manager (0 years, 5 months)

Robert Ness

Currently: Senior Portfolio Manager & VP (7 years, 7 months)
Previously: VP/Portfolio Manager (11 years, 1 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each fund has filed with Disclose register to Fri Sept. 30th 2022.

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