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Decision furthers the firm’s commitment to defining investment
opportunities in RAAI

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ROBO
Global
, creator of the first benchmark index to track the robotics,
automation and artificial intelligence (RAAI) value chain worldwide,
announced it has become a signatory to the United Nations-supported
Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

Recognized as the world’s leading alliance of responsible investors, the
PRI consists of over 2,000 organizations dedicated to incorporating
environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into investment
practices.

“As pioneers in RAAI investing, it’s of the utmost importance for our
research and analysis of emerging technologies to be in the best
interest of future generations,” said Travis Briggs, CEO of ROBO Global
U.S. “Our decision to become a PRI signatory builds on our commitment to
provide value for long-term investors seeking exposure to the technology
of the future.”

Since its inception, ROBO Global has abided by a strict ESG policy in
order to adhere to ethical norms in all investment activity.

“Robotics and artificial intelligence will transform the workplace of
the future,” said PRI CEO Fiona Reynolds, “so it’s essential that we
track sustainability in this sector. Companies like ROBO Global will
play a critical role in helping investors to do that. We are very
pleased to welcome ROBO Global to the PRI and look forward to working
with them in the coming months.”

ROBO Global Indices are licensed in 11 countries and trade on nine
exchanges throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada and Australia. Total
AUM for investment products tracking the ROBO indices is over $2.5
billion* to date.

About ROBO Global

ROBO Global is the creator of the ROBO Global® Robotics and
Automation Index series, which provides comprehensive, transparent and
diversified benchmarks representing the value chain of robotics,
automation and artificial intelligence. With the expertise of our
leadership team and strategic advisors from the industry, we help
investors capture the growth and return opportunities presented by this
megatrend across industries, from healthcare to industrials to consumer
products. Our indices are used by a variety of investment vehicles
listed on multiple exchanges around the world. We are present in Dallas,
San Francisco, New York and London. www.ROBOGlobal.com

*Source: Bloomberg, data as of 5/30/2019

About the PRI

The PRI is the world’s leading proponent of responsible investment. It
works to understand the investment implications of ESG factors and to
support its international network of investor signatories in
incorporating these factors into their investment and ownership
decisions. The PRI acts in the long-term interests of its signatories,
of the financial markets and economies in which they operate, and
ultimately of the environment and society as a whole. Visit the PRI
website for more details: www.unpri.org.

Contacts

Gregory FCA for ROBO Global
Jen Diehl, 610-228-2124
[email protected]