Practice Responsible Investment, Achieve Industrial Prosperity
To exert influence over the market and investment companies and become a responsible institutional investor, Noah Holdings and its asset management subsidiary Gopher Asset Management expect to complete application, sign and join in the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) in 2020. We commit to practicing PRI principles in our investment process, while also taking our environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment philosophy into account.
PRI Principles
Implementation Results of Noah Holdings and Gopher Asset Management
Incorporate ESG issues into investment analysis and decision-making processes

• Develop Responsible Investment Statement at group level

• Evaluate investment objectives according to ESG investment risk indicators before making the investment

• Thematic investment (alternative energy, ESG performance filtering, infrastructure fund, low-carbon investment)

• Review the List of Exclusions on a regular basis

• Review the self-invested domestic and foreign bond issuers as per the ESG checklist on an annual basis

Be active owners and incorporate ESG issues into ownership policies and practices

• Implement shareholder activism and prudently evaluate investee companies

Seek appropriate disclosure on ESG issues by the entities in which we invest

• Collect and review CSR/sustainability reports of investee companies

• Any individual stock violating the ESG or the Principles for Sustainable Insurance will be added to the List of Exclusions and no new investment will be added

Promote acceptance and implementation of responsible investment principles within the investment industry

• Check whether management companies are PRI signatories on an annual basis as per the ESG checklist

• Confirm ESG implementation status on an annual basis as per the ESG checklist

• Request consignor institution to present ESG implementation documents

Work together to enhance effectiveness in implementing responsible investment principles

• Participate in or sponsor ESG forums and ESG advocacy

• Communicate with relevant groups to explain concepts and practices related to responsible investment

Provide reports summarizing recent activities and progress with regard to implementing the principles of responsible investment

• Report regularly on responsible investment implementation

• Communicate the Groups responsible investment results to the public on an annual basis through the sustainability report

In order to help customers avoid risks and seize low-carbon opportunities as the world transforms to a low-carbon economy, and to support the goal of limiting the rise of global average temperature to 1.5 °C as per the Paris Agreement, Noah expects to leverage ESG to seize upon relevant investment opportunities by implementing responsible investment.
Noah Holdings Responsible Investment Process
Noah Holdings believes that market and investor education is the first step to promote the development of ESG responsible investment. In this regard, Noah is committed to putting more efforts into market development, integration of ESG into the investment process, and delivering real products. In these ways, Noah Holdings can be an influential force in economic development and improving the quality of public companies.
Selection Criteria
For the following different types of assets and managers, Noah has formulated corresponding screening criteria.
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  • Noah actively participated in the China ESG30 Forum
    The 10th Caixin Summit—Opening Up: China and the World was held in Beijing in 2019. Noah was invited as a speaker and jointly announced with the sponsor of Caixin Summit China ESG Sub-Forum the establishment of Caixin China ESG30 Forum. Chia-Yue Chang, director of Noah, assumed the role of executive council member of the China ESG30 Forum on behalf of Noah.
  • Noah Holdings sharing experience regarding investment in China and ESG responsible investment at the Greenwich Economic Forum
    Gopher Asset Management, an asset management subsidiary wholly owned by Noah Holdings, was invited to the 2019 Greenwich Economic Forum, to exchange ideas with the world's top investors representing USD 18 trillion in assets, including Ray Dalio (founder of Bridgewater), David Rubenstein (founder of Carlyle), Afsaneh Beschloss (founder of RockCreek), and Paul Tudor Jones (founder of Tudor Investment).
Practice Responsible Investment, Achieve Industrial Prosperity
To exert influence over the market and investment companies and become a responsible institutional investor, Noah Holdings and its asset management subsidiary Gopher Asset Management expect to complete application, sign and join in the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) in 2020. We commit to practicing PRI principles in our investment process, while also taking our environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment philosophy into account.
PRI Principles
Implementation Results of Noah Holdings and Gopher Asset Management
Incorporate ESG issues into investment analysis and decision-making processes
• Develop Responsible Investment Statement at group level
• Evaluate investment objectives according to ESG investment risk indicators before making the investment
• Thematic investment (alternative energy, ESG performance filtering, infrastructure fund, low-carbon investment)
• Review the List of Exclusions on a regular basis
• Review the self-invested domestic and foreign bond issuers as per the ESG checklist on an annual basis
Be active owners and incorporate ESG issues into ownership policies and practices
• Implement shareholder activism and prudently evaluate investee companies
Seek appropriate disclosure on ESG issues by the entities in which we invest
• Collect and review CSR/sustainability reports of investee companies
• Any individual stock violating the ESG or the Principles for Sustainable Insurance will be added to the List of Exclusions and no new investment will be added
Promote acceptance and implementation of responsible investment principles within the investment industry
• Check whether management companies are PRI signatories on an annual basis as per the ESG checklist
• Confirm ESG implementation status on an annual basis as per the ESG checklist
• Request consignor institution to present ESG implementation documents
Work together to enhance effectiveness in implementing responsible investment principles
• Participate in or sponsor ESG forums and ESG advocacy
• Communicate with relevant groups to explain concepts and practices related to responsible investment
Provide reports summarizing recent activities and progress with regard to implementing the principles of responsible investment
• Report regularly on responsible investment implementation
• Communicate the Groups responsible investment results to the public on an annual basis through the sustainability report
In order to help customers avoid risks and seize low-carbon opportunities as the world transforms to a low-carbon economy, and to support the goal of limiting the rise of global average temperature to 1.5 °C as per the Paris Agreement, Noah expects to leverage ESG to seize upon relevant investment opportunities by implementing responsible investment.
Certificate of Acceptance into the PRI
Noah Holdings and the subsidiary asset management institution Gopher Asset Management
Noah Holdings Responsible Investment Process
Noah Holdings believes that market and investor education is the first step to promote the development of ESG responsible investment. In this regard, Noah is committed to putting more efforts into market development, integration of ESG into the investment process, and delivering real products. In these ways, Noah Holdings can be an influential force in economic development and improving the quality of public companies.
Selection Criteria
For the following different types of assets and managers, Noah has formulated corresponding screening criteria.
VC/PE
Real Estate
Secondary Market
Alternative Credit Fund
Buyout Fund
Redwoods
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  • Noah actively participated in the China ESG30 Forum
    The 10th Caixin Summit—Opening Up: China and the World was held in Beijing in 2019. Noah was invited as a speaker and jointly announced with the sponsor of Caixin Summit China ESG Sub-Forum the establishment of Caixin China ESG30 Forum. Chia-Yu
  • Noah actively participated in the China ESG30 Forum
    The 10th Caixin Summit—Opening Up: China and the World was held in Beijing in 2019. Noah was invited as a speaker and jointly announced with the sponsor of Caixin Summit China ESG Sub-Forum the establishment of Caixin China ESG30 Forum. Chia-Yu