In line with the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investment, NAOS commits to:
The Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and improve the lives and prospects of everyone, everywhere. The 17 Goals were adopted by all UN Member States in 2015, as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which set out a 15-year plan to achieve the Goals.
As an asset manager, whether by instigating them in our own business or influencing our investee companies, the areas that we have the most opportunity to contribute to are the following:
One of the main drivers of the NAOS ESG stance is the growing risks caused by climate change.
NAOS’ first aim was to pursue a reduction in the production of GHG emissions and to offset our carbon footprint to zero, in line with global efforts to limit global warming to 1.5°C.
NAOS’ environmental initiatives to date include:
B Corporation certification is afforded to companies which demonstrate high standards of verified performance, accountability and transparency in the areas of social and environmental responsibility.
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The United Nations backed PRI certification is provided to companies that publicly commit to responsible investment, encouraging signatories to provide a more sustainable global financial system by committing to the 6 Principles (provided above).
Find out more about UNPRI https://www.unpri.org/about-us/about-the-pri