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T. Rowe Price Instl Mid-Cap Equity Gr PMEGX Sustainability

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Sustainability Summary

T. Rowe Price Instl Mid-Cap Eq Gr Fd has several promising attributes that may appeal to sustainability-focused investors.

T. Rowe Price Instl Mid-Cap Eq Gr Fd's holdings are exposed to average levels of ESG risk relative to those of its peers in the US Equity Mid Cap category, thus earning it an average Morningstar Sustainability Rating of 3 globes. Competing funds in the category with ratings of 4 or 5 globes have less ESG risk in their holdings. ESG risk provides investors with a signal that reflects to what degree their investments are exposed to risks related to material ESG issues, including climate change, biodiversity, product safety, community relations, data privacy and security, bribery and corruption, and corporate governance, that are not sufficiently managed. ESG risk differs from impact, which is about seeking positive environmental and social outcomes.

One key area of strength for T. Rowe Price Instl Mid-Cap Eq Gr Fd is its low Morningstar Portfolio Carbon Risk Score of 8.35 and very low fossil fuel exposure over the past 12 months, which earns it the Morningstar Low Carbon Designation. Thus, the companies held in the portfolio are in general alignment with the transition to a low-carbon economy. No companies held by T. Rowe Price Instl Mid-Cap Eq Gr Fd are recognized as being involved in controversies at a high or severe level. From bribery and corruption to workplace discrimination and environmental incidents, controversies are incidents that have a negative impact on stakeholders or the environment, which create some degree of financial risk for the company. Severe and high controversies can have significant financial repercussions, ranging from legal penalties to consumer boycotts. In addition, they can damage the reputation of both companies themselves and their shareholders.

One potential issue for a sustainability-focused investor is that T. Rowe Price Instl Mid-Cap Eq Gr Fd doesn’t have an ESG-focused mandate. Funds with an ESG-focused mandate would have a higher probability to drive positive ESG outcomes.

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