SYNTAGMA CAPITAL joins the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment Commitment. As part of its commitment to sustainability, Syntagma Capital announced today that it has joined the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
Syntagma Capital aims to develop better companies that strive for both financial success and a lasting positive impact on society, Syntagma Capital believes in the role of responsible ESG behavior to drive corporate and financial performance with a focus on long-term impacts for all stakeholders.
The PRI is a global network of asset managers, owners and service providers working together to advance responsible investment practices. The principles provide a framework for integrating environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) considerations into investment decision-making and ownership practices.
In line with PRI guidelines, Syntagma has developed a comprehensive action plan for 2023, including the creation of a responsible investment policy and the integration of ESG considerations into investment decisions. The firm will also fulfill its annual PRI reporting requirements.
“By joining PRI, we underline our commitment to create better companies that, besides financial success, have a long-term positive impact on society. Syntagma considers ESG factors as an opportunity to create returns for our environment and all stakeholders. We encourage the companies in which we invest to adopt policies that reduce their environmental impact, enhance their ESG values, and improve their corporate and financial performance.” said Sebastien Kiekert Le Moult, Managing Partner of Syntagma Capital.
David Atkin, CEO at the Principles for Responsible Investment, comments: “We are pleased to welcome Syntagma Capital as a signatory to the PRI. Responsible investment practices aim is to deliver long-term value for investors and their beneficiaries, and global collaborative action is a necessary component of ultimately delivering this value. We look forward to continuing to work alongside Syntagma Capital as part of our growing global signatory base dedicated to bringing the benefits of an integrated responsible investment approach to their organizations.”
About Syntagma Capital
Syntagma invests in companies that can benefit from hands-on operational expertise to accelerate growth and improve performance for all stakeholders. We are true operators with experience working in and managing companies on a global scale, leveraging our in-house resources to develop successful strategies, execute them to realize their full potential and create sustainable long-term value. Syntagma invests and operates companies in a broad range of industries with a specific focus on the material, chemical, industrial and business services markets and including manufacturing, distribution, transportation and logistics, equipment rental, metals services and other industries. Syntagma, as signatory of the UN PRI, is committed to high ESG standards across all its investments and is based in Brussels, Belgium. For more information, please visit: https://syntagmacapital.com
About the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) is the world’s leading proponent of responsible investment. Supported by the United Nations, it works to understand the investment implications of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors and to support its international network of investor signatories in incorporating these factors into their investment and ownership decisions. The PRI acts in the long-term interests of its signatories, of the financial markets and economies in which they operate and ultimately of the environment and society as a whole. Launched in New York in 2006, the PRI has grown to more than 5,000 signatories, managing over US$121 trillion. For more information visit www.unpri.org.
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