Describe how your organisation outlines expectations on staff and portfolio companies’ approach towards ESG issues in investment activities.
NP is actively participates in monitoring the portfolio companies through the board of directors. The relevant Partners and deal team members attend all board meetings and are responsible for raising and addressing ESG factors. Senior management of the portfolio companies are well acquainted with NP’s commitment to ESG and the board members discuss actions plan to incorporate ESG implementation.
NP will appoint a third party ESG specialist to provide advice to the board whenever needed. We believe that close relationships with the management teams at portfolio companies promote continuous and clear communication, which enables optimal and timely execution of the business plan and value creation initiatives and ESG matters.