Priority Terra Guar@nteed Investment

Portfolio composition

The 20 companies that make up the Priority Terra Guaranteed Investment work in the renewable energy field and are actively committed to reducing the environmental impact of their operations.

A 4-step analysis (PDF, 72KB) was done on each company.

Our guaranteed investment managers performed a financial analysis and Desjardins Global Asset Management (PDF, 99KB) performed an environmental analysis.

Company Profile
ABB Limited

ABB offers technological solutions in electrification, robotics and industrial automation. The company supplies components for renewable energy plants, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, smart grid components and wastewater treatment plants, among others. The company thereby enables its customers to facilitate the deployment of renewable energy, improve energy efficiency and limit resource use.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp

Algonquin Power & Utilities produces and distributes electricity as well as distributes natural gas and water throughout North America. Through its commitment to sustainable development, Algonquin Power & Utilities aims to increase its electricity production using renewable energy from 50% to 75% by 2023.

Alstom SA

Alstom offers sustainable transportation solutions for all commonly used means of transportation, such as trains, subways and buses. The company also offers technological and technical solutions for the efficient operation of its products. Alstom stands out by ensuring sustainable energy use and affordable services.

Citrix Systems Inc.

Citrix Systems offers solutions for implementing and efficiently using technology applications. The company provides customers with complete solutions and expertise to improve processes. Through its range of technological solutions and its virtualization services, Citrix Systems enables its customers to reduce their energy consumption and transportation-related emissions.

East Japan Railway Company

East Japan Railway is a Japanese railway company specializing in passenger transport, including high-speed train networks. Every day, an average of 17 million passengers use its network. East Japan Railway is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by investing in renewable energies and installing hydrogen stations.

Ecolab Inc.

Ecolab is recognized worldwide for its water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services. These include water treatment and filtration services, cleaning and sanitation solutions, water recycling equipment and pollution control technologies. In 2019, Ecolab estimates having helped its customers save 780 billion litres of water. In addition, by using recycled plastics and reusing packaging, the company estimates that it avoided generating 51,260 tonnes of waste.

First Solar Inc.

First Solar offers technological equipment that enables the efficient use of solar energy. The quality of its operations has placed the company as a leader in an industry based on the use of sustainable energy.

Goodman Group

Goodman Group owns, develops and manages real estate in several countries around the world. The company deals primarily with business clients. As part of its commitment to sustainability, it builds and operates several properties certified LEED, CASBEE or BREEAM.

Microsoft Corp

Microsoft offers technology products and services, including operating systems and software. It also provides IT optimization services such as cloud computing and virtualization services. Through its digital and artificial intelligence solutions, the company can increase the energy efficiency of its users and improve resource management. Microsoft is also committed to being carbon neutral by 2030 and eliminating all the carbon it has emitted since its creation by 2050.

Mowi ASA

Mowi is one of the world's largest seafood companies and the world's biggest producer of Atlantic salmon. The company specializes in marine finfish aquaculture and is committed to completing an ambitious, sustainable development plan. The salmon farmed by the company produces 5 times less greenhouse gas per gram of edible meat than beef and consumes less water according to Mowi estimations.

Novo Nordisk A/S

Novo Nordisk is a pharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of diabetes. It also offers educational services and products aimed at different pathologies. Through its efforts to ensure that governance is robust, Novo Nordisk stands out in the industry because of its efficient processes.

Ørsted A/S

Ørsted specializes in the development, construction and operation of onshore and offshore wind farms and bioenergy plants. It also offers waste-to-energy solutions. The company's commercial and operational actions aimed at transitioning to sustainable energy include a remarkable strategy to address the environmental challenges in its industry.

Red Eléctrica Corp SA

Red Eléctrica is the electricity grid operator in Spain. The company works to facilitate the transition to a smart electrical grid through better integration of electric vehicles, demand management mechanisms and energy storage, including pumped energy transfer stations (PETS). Through its actions, the company aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions per unit of energy transported by 40% by 2030.

SAP SE

SAP offers corporate software products. Using artificial intelligence, the company provides software and solutions for demand management, smart grids and cloud computing platforms to reduce energy consumption and better manage resources. All of SAP's data centres and offices are powered using renewable energy. The company is also committed to being carbon neutral in all of its operations by 2025.

Schneider Electric SE

Schneider Electric offers solar energy products, charging stations for electric vehicles, home automation as well as demand management and smart grid solutions. The company promotes the commercialization of products that are durable, repairable, adaptable and easily processed at the end of their life cycle. Schneider Electric is a leader in energy management and automation.

Sekisui House Limited

Sekisui House designs, builds and sells single-family homes, condominiums and buildings in Japan and abroad. Its flagship product is the zero-energy house. The company is committed to eliminating all CO2 emissions produced during the life cycle of a house by 2050, with a 45% intermediate reduction target by 2030. Sekisui House is also implementing various measures to preserve ecosystems, including the planting of one million trees per year in communities and the use of certified sustainable timber.

UPM-Kymmene Oyj

UPM-Kymmene offers products derived from wood harvesting. As a result, the company is able to manufacture paper, equipment and materials that meet the varied needs of its customers. Through its commitment to natural resource management, the company has established a leadership position.

Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Vestas Wind Systems offers a range of solutions for the efficient use of wind energy. The company specializes in developing and providing technical support for wind turbines around the world. Its expertise and its actions ensure quality governance, making the company a key player in the use of wind as an energy source.

Vonovia SE

Vonovia is a German real estate company that provides complete transactional management of residential housing. Through its affordable products, Vonovia has a significant social footprint within its industry. The company improves the environmental performance of its properties, including the use of cogeneration and renewable energy, better insulation and sorting systems to improve the recycling rate.

Xylem Inc.

Xylem offers services covering the entire water cycle, from collection, distribution and use to the return of water to the environment. The company's products include water pumps, water treatment, filtration and desalination equipment, industrial pumps, heat exchangers and smart meters to better manage water consumption.

Source: MSCI – Bloomberg

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  1. These companies met the environmental, social and governance criteria at the time of their selection. Any company to be added to the basket of securities must respect these criteria at the time of selection.
  2. At the time of selection.