FTIF Templeton Global Bond Fund

Franklin Templeton Investments
Product Identification
Product type: 
(Mutual) Fund
Manager(s): 
Franklin Templeton Investments
Distributor(s): 
Largest distributors: ING, BNP (and several insurance companies)
This product mainly invests in financial instruments issued by governments.
Sustainability strategies used in the product
Exclusion of certain controversial activities: 
Selecting the best performing companies or countries in a peer group: 
Screening based on international norm & standards: 
Integration of non-financial criteria in the selection process: 
Focusing on specific sustainability themes: 
Pursuing measurable societal impact: 
Engaging in a dialogue with companies and/or exercising voting rights: 

Engagement is always performed towards energy and electricity sector companies, if applicable.

Sustainability policies applied
UN Global Compact
Exclusion of companies and countries involved in UN Global Compact violations: 
Policy type: 
Part of ESG risk analysis
Weapons
Exclusion of companies significantly involved in weapons: 
Not relevant to the product
Policy type: 
Not applicable
Tobacco
Exclusion of companies significantly involved in tobacco: 
Not relevant to the product
Policy type: 
Part of ESG risk analysis
Fossil Fuel Extraction
Coal Extraction
Exclusion of companies significantly involved in coal extraction: 
Not relevant to the product
Policy type: 
Not applicable
Unconventional Oil & Gas Extraction
Exclusion of companies significantly involved in unconventional oil & gas extraction: 
Not relevant to the product
Policy type: 
Not applicable
Companies with a higher involvement in unconventional oil & gas extraction can be included within strict limits: 
No
Conventional Oil & Gas Extraction
Exclusion of laggard conventional oil & gas extraction companies: 
Not relevant to the product
Policy type: 
Not applicable
Portfolio exposure to the fossil energy sector (indicative): 
Not reported
Electricity Generation
Exclusion of laggard electricity generation companies: 
Not relevant to the product
Nuclear energy policy type: 
Not yet part of analysis
Portfolio exposure to the non-renewable electricity utility sector (indicative): 
Not reported
Tolerance for improving oil & gas and electricity companies
Max. share of the portfolio: 
0%
Other policies
Approach towards biodiversity: 
Part of ESG risk analysis
Approach towards water use: 
Part of ESG risk analysis
Approach towards taxation: 
Not yet part of analysis
Approach towards investing in agricultural commodities: 
Not yet part of analysis

Detailed policies can be found on the manager's website, on the product webpage (see links above) or on request by contacting the manager or distributor.

Country screening
Sustainability analysis of countries: 
Approach towards oppressive regimes: 
Part of ESG risk analysis
Approach towards the death penalty: 
Not yet part of analysis
Portfolio Details
Portfolio carbon intensity (indicative): 
Not reported
Data sources used
Country ESG analysis data sources: 
Internal research

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