For each type of investment, SWEN engages with investees GPs or companies/Assets on climate change issues : with the GPs, thanks to the promotion of the iC20 and the Clause de rendez-vous Climat and their carbon data, with the underlying portfolio assets or companies, with their carbon footprint, their climate physical and transition risks due diligences and by the dialogue during the due diligence process and the holding period. The SWEN investment team is key on this active ownership approach as they will be the best promotors of this climate related sensibility : all SWEN investment directors and associates are responsible for being cautious and engage actions with their counterparts on these issues in order to contribute to the transition to a lower carbon world and to improve by the same time the long term financial performance of these companies / assets, allowing them to be among the leaders tomorow.
SWEN is engaged with different stakeholders on Climate Change and specifically in 2018, worked on a study with the Green Departement of the OECD of how integrating better Climate Change Issues into institutionnal investment decision process.
SWEN promotes actively once a year during its annual ESG Conference for non listed asset classes, the « ESG Best Practices Honours by SWEN », climate change and ESG issues. The aim is to share best practices around these topics in front of more than 450 professionals from the private investment industry and institutionnal investors and major stakeholders of the responsible investment practice (PRI, OECD, FIR….).