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Company Response

19 Nov 2013

Capital Group

Capital Group response to EIRIS Conflict Risk Network’s letter on the Burma Responsible Investment Reporting Requirements

...Any human rights issues that may affect companies are considered by our investment professionals as part of the investment management process. This approach is consistent with the stated investment objectives and policies of the funds. We believe considering these issues on a company-by-company basis and as part of the investment management process is the best approach to investing in countries such as Burma.

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