2019 Breckinridge Sustainability Report - Page 35



Disclosure Focus Area
Recommended Disclosure
Report Location / Direct Answer
b) Describe the organization's
processes for managing
climate-related risks.
Investments: See Risk Management,
including Financial Implications of
Climate Change, pg 15. See ESG
Integration in Fixed Income, including
New Securitized Framework and Issuer
Engagement, pg 17. See Initiatives and
Memberships, 24.
Corporate: See Risk Management,
including Disaster Recovery, pg 15.
c) Describe how processes
for identifying, assessing, and
managing climate-related
risks are integrated into the
organization's overall risk
management.
Investments: See Risk Management,
including Financial Implications of Climate
Change, pg 15. See ESG Integration in
Fixed Income, including New Securitized
Framework and Issuer Engagement, pg 17.
Corporate: See Risk Management,
including Disaster Recovery, pg 15.
a) Disclose the metrics
used by the organization to
assess climate-related risks
and opportunities in line
with its strategy and risk
management process.
Investments: See Risk Management,
including Financial Implications of Climate
Change, pg 15. See Thought Leadership, pg
25. To report on these metrics, Breckinridge
provides quarterly reports to clients
which include ESG reporting for clients in
sustainable bond strategies. Additionally,
we regularly publish thought leadership on
sustainability in fixed income investing.
Corporate: See Our B Corp & Benefit
Corporation Designations, pg 3. See
Operations and Supply Chain, including
Reducing Our Environmental Footprint,
pg 22. We report on metrics through
various reporting frameworks including
our PRI questionnaire, B Corp certification
and our CSR filed annually to the state
of Massachusetts as part of our Benefit
Corporation requirements. Additionally,
we conduct an annual carbon audit to
determine our impact on the environment
due to our business operations such as
travel, commuting and electricity use.
DISCLOSURES
Metrics & Targets
Disclose the metrics and
targets used to assess and
manage relevant climaterelated risks and opportunities
where such information is
material.
b) Disclose Scope 1, Scope
See Operations and Supply Chain, including
2, and, if appropriate, Scope
Reducing Our Environmental Footprint, pg
3 greenhouse gas (GHG)
22.
emissions, and the related risks.
c) Describe the targets used
by the organization to manage
climate-related risks and
opportunities and performance
against targets.
See Risk Management, including Financial
Implications of Climate Change, pg 15.
Currently, Breckinridge does not have
targets to manage climate change outside
of offsetting 100% of our electricity use
and footprint from travel and commuting.
Our goal is to develop a more formalized
climate strategy in 2020.
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