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Women in Leadership U.S. Equity

Mutual Fund


As of 3/31/23 Inception Date
QTD YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
Women in Leadership U.S. Equity (Gross) 5.5% 5.5% -4.5% 20.0% 8.4% N/A 10.9% 12/31/2015
Women in Leadership U.S. Equity (Net) 5.3% 5.3% -5.2% 19.2% 7.6% N/A 10.1%
Russell 1000 7.5% 7.5% -8.4% 18.6% 10.9% N/A 12.0%

Calendar Year Returns

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Glenmede Gross -13.0% 25.7% 8.9% 28.0% -7.7% 24.3% 15.0%
Glenmede Net -13.6% 24.8% 8.1% 27.0% -8.4% 23.4% 14.1%
Russell 1000 -19.1% 26.5% 21.0% 31.4% -4.8% 21.7% 12.1%
Gross +/- 6.2% -0.8% -12.1% -3.4% -3.0% 2.6% 2.9%

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GIM believes that a benchmark-agnostic portfolio of large cap stocks with significant female representation in leadership, stronger gender equity characteristics and constructed with proprietary multi-factor models, may achieve superior long-term performance. Our disciplined process creates and consistently maintains a strategy with favorable attributes relative to the benchmark index utilizing unique stock ranking models for each sector, downside risk screens and leading industry group indicators.

Quantitative discipline; fundamental insight Models based on intuitive fundamentals that drive performance

Proprietary, diversified models for each industry group Unique models for buying and selling

Benchmark-agnostic position weights Minimizes single-stock risk; avoids bias toward expensive stocks

Continuity of senior Women in Leadership team since strategy inception Inception date of December 31, 2015

Summary Investment Guidelines

  • Universe: Russell 1000 and S&P 500 with:
    • Women in significant roles (at least one of the following): Chair Person or CEO, Board 33% Women, Women in Management 33%
    • Tilts towards companies which exhibit strong gender equality policies and practices
    • Promotes gender diverse values through proxy voting and shareholder resolutions
  • Benchmark: Russell 1000
  • 40-80 holdings
  • Initial position maximum: 2.5%
  • Existing position maximum: 4% for any security
  • Sector: +/–5% vs. Russell 1000
  • Maximum sub-industry weightings are limited to 2% above the benchmark weightings

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