Overview

Overview

Equistone believes in conducting business to the highest standards – both as a firm and across our portfolio – not only to deliver consistent returns to our investors, but also to act responsibly and consider our impact on society and the environment.

As such, we have developed robust Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principles that target industry best-practice and are committed to:

  • Integrating ESG into our investment process and value creation strategies Embedding ESG expertise into the investment team via three ESG Managers who drive continuous learning across the firm
  • Setting the highest standards of business conduct for the businesses in which we invest and actively supporting ESG initiatives during our ownership period
  • Allocating responsibility for ESG and D&I considerations throughout the firm, with the establishment of an ESG Committee and a D&I Committee
  • Promoting transparency through disclosures in Equistone’s own operations as well as across the portfolio
  • Promoting industry best-practice by supporting ESG and D&I initiatives across the PE community

SUSTAINABILITY RELATED DISCLOSURES

Responsible Investing and Stewardship Policy

Sustainability Risk Policy - SFDR Statement

Prospective EPE Fund Investors – please refer to the dataroom applicable to the relevant EPE Fund for reference to the latest SFDR disclosure statement. 

Existing EPE Fund Investors – please refer to your investor portal for reference to the latest SFDR disclosure.

Modern Slavery Act

 

Previous Modern Slavery Act Statements
2022 2021
2020 2019
2018 2017

ESG REVIEW 2022

As part of our commitment to transparency, Equistone publishes an ESG Review annually. Our 2022 ESG Review highlights Equistone’s most recent achievements on our responsible investment journey, including case studies for adm Group, Amadys and Vulcain.

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ESG Review 2022

Investing Responsibly

We take an active interest in how companies in our portfolio manage ESG factors, and, on behalf of our investors, encourage companies to adhere to the highest standards of business conduct.

SEE INVESTING RESPONSIBLY

Industry Engagement

We strongly believe that good corporate citizenship is key to everything we do. We strive to advocate responsible investment in the private equity industry and the wider investment community.

SEE INDUSTRY ENGAGEMENT

ESG and D&I Structure

We ensure strong ESG governance practices are embedded across the whole of the organisation through our ESG and Diversity & Inclusion Committees.

SEE ESG AND D&I STRUCTURE

Community Engagement

The Equistone team has a long history of community engagement. Consistent with Equistone’s locally adapted model, charitable support and engagement are tailored in each geography. In practice, this means that we partner with a number of non-profit organisations across Europe, either through our local charity initiatives or through individual efforts.

SEE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT