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Access Capital Partners

PRI reporting framework 2017

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Promoting responsible investment

SG 09. Collaborative organisations / initiatives

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09.1. Select the collaborative organisation and/or initiatives of which your organisation is a member or in which it participated during the reporting year, and the role you played.

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Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

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Access is member of the PRI's working group on LP due diligence

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

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Access is a member of the AFIC Commission ESG (ex AFIC Club de Développement Durable) created in February 2013. The mission of the Commision ESG is to promote Responsible Investment within French Private Equity industry.

The Commission ESG is intended to i/ be a plateform of discussions about the best way to integrate ESG criteria into fund's management ii/ coordinate exchanges with PRI, BVCA, Invest Europe and all the French and international private equity stakeholders on ESG subjects and iii/ gather together all the AFIC members involved in the awareness of extra-financial ESG aspects.

          AFIC
        

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

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          Invest Europe
        

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

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Every year, Access' team members attend events organised by Invest Europe and are regularly involved in the debates/discussions as panellist or panel moderator

          IC 2020
        

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

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Access has committed to IC 2020 launched by French private equity players. Engagement consists in :

- Measuring the direct and indirect carbon footprint (scopes 1, 2 and 3) based on a sample of 30 portfolio investments using an accessible and effective estimation methodology.
- Including the climate issue in their investment process as of 2016, so as to gradually extend a climate strategy to all the companies they control.
- Publishing the carbon footprint of these same companies as of 2020.

          Label TEEC "Transition Énergétique et Écologique pour le climat"
        

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

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Access is working on obtaining the TEEC label created by the Environment, Energy and Sea Ministry, for its direct infrastructure investments. The label has been created "to spotlight the investment funds that finance the green economy, to spur the creation of new funds, and to encourage companies to report the 'green share" of their activities".

This new label is aiming at:

• Highlighting private equity firms which are financing the green economy

• Encouraging the creation of additional green funds

• Promoting the reporting by corporates of the "green side" of their activities


SG 10. Promoting RI independently (Not Completed)


SG 11. Dialogue with public policy makers or standard setters (Private)


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