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The Global Sustainable Impact Portfolio invests in companies whose core business addresses at least one of the world’s social and environmental challenges, as defined by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. They must derive revenue from positively impacting one or more of these universal goals and maintain minimum ESG standards.

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Environmental Conservation

We look at each company’s energy use, waste, pollution, natural resource conservation and animal treatment. We also evaluate which environmental risks might affect a company’s income and how the company is managing those risks.

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Social Responsibility

We look at the company’s business relationships. Does it work with suppliers that hold the same values that the company itself claims to hold? Does the company donate a percentage of its profits to the community or perform volunteer work?

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Leadership & Governance

We look at a companies use of accurate and transparent accounting, common stockholders being able to vote on important issues, and conflicts of interest on the board.

Performance

On the chart below, the Global Impact Portfolio is compared to the Vanguard 500 over a 1 year timeframe.

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The historical performance data quoted represents past performance, does not guarantee future results, and is provided for information purposes, is not advice or for trading purposes, may be subject to delays, should not be used for tax reporting, may not reflect actual future performance, and is gross of Newday fees. Prices may vary due to network availability, market volatility, and other factors. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when soldor redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. There is a potential for loss as well as gain that is not reflected in the information portrayed. The performance results shown do not represent the results of actual trading executed using client assets. Investors on Newday may experience different results from the results shown. The choices made by Newday to display certain investments and time horizons have a direct effect on investment performance, and different choices would result in different historical performance results. Not all investments on the Newday platform are available to all clients. Market data provided by Xignite.

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Pearson

Impact Summary

Offers educational products and services, which lend to the global sustainability aim of delivering education for all. The company's robust social and environmental performance such as their sustainable timber sourcing program and resource efficiency of the company's own operations have resulted in decreasing greenhouse gas emission, waste, paper and energy use intensities in recent years.

Vestas Wind Systems

Impact Summary

Makes, sells, and services wind turbines globally for power generation. Vestas' products and services contribute greatly to the expansion of renewable energy sources and the transition towards a more sustainable energy system.

Citrix Systems

Impact Summary

With its core business honing desktop virtualization and cloud solutions enabling energy efficient operations for enterprise customers, Citrix is optimizing energy efficiency of IT infrastructure.

Akamai Technologies

Impact Summary

With its core business honing desktop virtualization and cloud solutions enabling energy efficient operations for enterprise customers, Citrix is optimizing energy efficiency of IT infrastructure.

Cadence Design Systems

Impact Summary

The company is engaged in the design of power-efficient chips that promote superior performance of electronic devices with less power.

Sunpower Corporation

Impact Summary

Offering solar panels with an average conversion efficiency above industry average (above 20%), the company’s products and services contribute significantly to the expansion of renewable energy sources and the transition towards a more sustainable energy system.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Impact Summary

Alexion's main product provides treatment for two ultra-rare life-threatening blood disorders, offering the possibility of avoiding end-stage renal failure, dialysis and kidney transplantation, as well as other organ damage.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Impact Summary

Biotechnology company, manufacturing therapies for the treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) and advancing its research and development programs. They contribute to the SDG of achieving healthy lives for all.

Celgene Corporation

Impact Summary

Biopharmaceutical company building therapies for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases globally through gene and protein regulation. The company's products are to alleviate the affliction of disease and so contribute to sustainable development.

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