Schroder Oriental Income Fund Limited is a UK-based close-ended investment company. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange publicly and falls under the FTSE 250 index. A major proportion of the total revenue of the company comes from its operations in the Asia-Pacific region. The goal of the company is to invest in equity and other related instruments which offer high yields, and to maximize the risk-adjusted returns for all stakeholders. For generating high returns, the company focuses on building a diversified portfolio, which includes shares and bonds. The bonds may include corporate bonds with high yields, as well as government as well as quasi-government bonds. All these investments in the portfolio of the company are spread across the globe at 37 locations, in Europe, America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The company has various types of clients, including sovereign funds, pension schemes, insurance companies etc. The company tries to expand its business operations by investing in a wide range of sectors, which include telecom and information technology, energy and utilities, finance, consumer products etc. The alternative investment fund manager of Schroder Oriental Income Trust is Schroder Unit Trusts Limited.
The goal of the company is to use data efficiently to identify the trends in the market with the help of the financial expertise of its skilled workforce and help the investors to get sustainable and long term returns on their investments. The company puts its clients at the heart of its business and aims to create value for the society rather than just focusing on high financial returns.
The company follows a well-defined framework of corporate governance and follows an ethical code of conduct for running its business. In 2020, Schroder aligned itself with the 10 principles of United Nations Global Compact, which are in line with the United Nations SGDs. According to these principles, it fulfils all its corporate social responsibility and gives key priority to four areas, which include Anti-corruption, Human rights, Labor, and Environment. The company prioritizes ESG practices and works at averting financial crimes, upholding the integrity of the business. It strives to develop sustainable business solutions which help in reducing its carbon footprint and generating a positive impact on the society and the environment. As the company is a member of both SASB Alliance and Standards Advisory Group, it has plans to align itself with the SASB Standards from 2021.
Schroder Oriental Income Fund Limited Trafalgar Court, Les Banques PO Box 255 SAINT PETER PORT GY1 3QL Guernsey GGY
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