Investing in Private Assets Across Europe

Access Capital Partners pays particular importance to standards of management and business ethics.

 

Responsible .
Investment

 

Convinced that the environmental, social and governance factors are key to delivering sustainable performance, Access has incorporated these extra financial criteria into all stages of its investment process since 2007 when the firm started its engagement program.

Access became a signatory of the Principles for Responsible Investment instituted by the United Nations (“UN-PRI”) in 2008 and has developed a three-step approach to ESG integration which covers due diligence, annual portfolio ESG performance monitoring and investment analysis at exit.

As an active and significant investor, Access actively encourages best practices among its General Partner community.

An ESG report is produced for Investors on an annual basis.

At corporate level, Access ensures that the firm itself is managed in a responsible manner and will pay particular attention to the respect of international law on human rights, and to the application of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria its management.

 

Access Capital Partners Corporate Social Responsability

 

 

 

For Fund _
Investments

ESG DUE DILIGENCE 

Assessment of the manager’s
degree of ESG awareness and
engagement

LPA side letters

ESG clause inserted in the
legal documentation  

Annual ESG monitoring
at company level

> 500 portfolio companies

 

Exit case studies

Qualitative and quantitative
assessment of ESG improvements
during the holding period

Annual ESG

Annual ESG report for co-
mingled funds and mandates 

 

for direct_
investments  

ESG Due Dilligence 

Check list to assess the
level of ESG integration pre-
investment

 

External ESG
consultants

Support the integration of
ESG policies within the
company when necessary

External audit

Considering implementing a
carbon footprint measure

 

Annual ESG

Review of the company
extra financial performance

 

Annual ESG REPORT

Annual ESG report for co-
mingled funds 
and mandates