Transparency and reporting on ESG policies and practices is of great importance to Ardian. Due to legal and confidentiality constraints, information reported to clients (LPs) it is not fully made public.
In line with its commitment to the ESG Disclosure Framework Ardian always seeks transparency, dialogue and alignment of interests with LPs. All Management Reports to Investors include a formal dedicated ESG section that describes how ESG considerations are integrated in the funds' investment and monitoring processes. Management Reports also provide individual fact sheets integrating material ESG issues for portfolio companies how those issues are being addressed and relevant KPIs.
The Head of Corporate & Investment Responsibility provides responses to all investors' queries concerning the firm's ESG policies and practices.
For the general public, Ardian publishes an annual Activity Report that systematically includes information on ESG initiatives and its website has a Corporate & Investment responsibility section.