Describe how your organisation outlines expectations on staff and portfolio companies’ approach towards ESG issues in investment activities.
We address our ESG expectations to our portfolio companies at the time of the investment. NextStage AM aims to be a long term investor (and has developed a listed evergreen vehicle for that purpose). Being a long term investor requires to consider ESG matters. We provide guidelines to our portfolio companies at the time of the investment to invite them to integrate ESG in their development and we assess these elements by collecting regularly data from our portfolio companies and being member of their boards.