We aim to build lasting value in the businesses we invest in by fostering fundamental performance improvements through our active engagement in portfolio companies. By taking into account environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in our investment process and ownership practice, we strive to create sustainable value for all our stakeholders. We believe that good ESG practices go hand-in-hand with long-term value creation.

Our ESG policy adopts the internationally recognized benchmark for ESG risk management. Assessment of the performance standards is integrated into our investment analysis with the aim of improving portfolio performance.

 

We are committed to

  • Consider ESG issues during the investment and monitoring stages.
  • Develop companies for the long-term sustainability and to benefit multiple stakeholders.
  • Not only mitigate the risks and minimize adverse impact, but also improve performance in the ESG areas.
  • Align the interests of owners and management.
  • Comply with the applicable labour laws, support the payment of competitive wages and benefits to employees.
  • Provide a safe and healthy workplace.
  • Encourage strict policies that prohibit bribery and other improper payments to public officials.
  • Introduce appropriate standards of corporate governance.
  • Manage our business affairs sustainably and reduce our overall exposure to risk.
  • Not to invest in companies that utilize child or forced labour or maintain discriminatory policies or demonstrated a systematic denial of human rights or are engaged in a pattern of systematic non-compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Not to invest in companies active in: gambling, tobacco, distilled alcoholic beverages, pornography, human cloning, weapons and ammunition of any kind.
  • Provide accurate timely information to the INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund investors on ESG matters.
  • Comply with all the applicable laws, regulations and best practice principles of the private equity industry, abiding by the Invest Europe Professional Standards.

 

 

As a signatory of UN Principles for Responsible Investment and member of Invest Europe we ensure that our activities comply with international standards in covering ESG topics.

Our ESG policy adopts the internationally recognized benchmark for ESG risk management. Assessment of the performance standards is integrated into our investment analysis with the aim of improving portfolio performance.