From the word go Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity1 has upheld its investment convictions by developing a stand-out offer that combines financial performance with social utility and environmental responsibility.
INTEGRATING ESG FACTORS
Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity's strategies address issues that provide long-term solutions to sustainable development challenges. Most of our investment themes incorporate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors.
Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity has dedicated ESG teams who coordinate all of the platform’s ESG actions and work closely with the ESG fund managers in the various investment strategies. These actions seek to improve ESG management practices in the investment process.
INVESTING TOWARDS TOMORROW
For many years Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity have been building partnerships that protect biodiversity, contribute to eco-friendly urban development, recognise the value of human capital and foster sustainable growth in the emerging markets.
Commitment by the platform
Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity S.A. became a signatory to the Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI2) in 2016 and in 2020 it was awarded score A for the modules reported in 2019 (Strategy & Governance, Private Equity, Infrastructure).
Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity (France) is a member of the association France Invest and a signatory of its Gender Equality Charter. It has also been a member of the ESG Commission and the Diversity and Talent Commission since 2020.
Nine of our investment strategies contribute directly to achieving a number of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Commitment by the investment strategies
Our strategy dedicated to green infrastructure in Europe was awarded the Greenfin label launched by the French government in 2015 and dedicated to green finance.
Our transfer of business ownership fund was awarded the “Relance” label (investing in the recovery) by the French Ministry of the Economy, Finance and the Recovery in 2020.
1 Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity (“EdRPE”) is the trading name of the private equity entities (including subsidiaries and affiliated entities) of the Edmond de Rothschild Group. This name also refers to the Private Equity division of the Edmond de Rothschild Group.
2 Launched by the United Nations in 2006, the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) target the financial sector and encourage investors to integrate environmental, social and governance issues into their portfolio management.