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Beyond ensuring that portfolio companies' employees are aware of the importance Abac places to ESG matters, Abac Capital strives to spread the Principles of Responsible Investment in those presentations it delivers to university students interested in the private equity industry, during meetings with professional advisors and with potential target companies.
Encouraged (at Board of Directors level) portfolio companies to become signatories and adhere to the principles of the United Nations Global Compact. Already two portfolio companies have become signatories of the UN Global Compact (none last year)
Donations to foundations, matching gift program, pro bono work, member of ASCRI
Abac Capital is engaged in:
Pro-bono work: Abac Capital employees collaborte with non-profit organisations of choice during working hours, such as the Cottolengo del Padre Alegre (a non-profit organisation supporting physically and mentally impaired people of limited financial means) and the Aura Foundation (a non-profit organisation aiming to improve the quality of life of people with intellectual disability by helping to integrate them into society and finding them employment). In 2018, Abac Capital employees spent c.1% of their time to volunteering activities;
Donations to foundations: Abac Capital donates a percentage of its annual profits to foundations that invest in a selected group of non-profit organisations sponsored by its employees;
Ship2B, a social impact fund.
Abac Capital collaborates with Ship2B (http://www.ship2b.org), analysing and offering investment recommendations on social early stage entrepreneurial projects.
Abac Capital's CEO is a Ship2B patron and sits on its Board of Directors, that meets quarterly.
Included Responsible Investment as part of Abac's Sustainable Value Investing and Risk Management frameworks, frequently comunicated in meetings with advisors and target companies.
Exchanged views on sustainability matters and ESG performance assessment with academia from Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona
- Encouraged other private equity firms to adopt PRI and report ESG KPIs during professional gatherings such as the CapCorp or Global Alliance Partners conferences;
- Spoke publicly about RI in conferences at universities such as Esade Business School, Barcelona;
- Encouraged family business owners to adopt ESG practices during workshops.
- Invited to the ESG Panel organised by IESE Business School's Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference
In conferences and gatherings described above.
Published a Sustainability Report (shared with investors and professional advisors) sharing our view on sustainable investing, summarising the work done during the previous year on the ESG front and describing the impact of the ESG initiatives implemented at each of the fund's portfolio companies.
Abac Capital's CEO sits on the board of Ship2B, a social impact fund based in Barcelona and Abac Capital employees volunteer their time and effort to analyze social impact investing opportunities for Ship2B.