Environmental, Social and Governance
In addition to securing high financial returns, delivering on aspects related to social corporate responsibility and ESG (Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance). This is also important to deliver on our ambition to contribute to the development of the private equity industry in Norway and to mobilise capital for unlisted companies. The integration of ESG concerns into the investment processes and decisions, as well as awareness our organisation’s environmental impact is therefore strategically important.
Key aspects of Argentum’s ESG work:
- Argentum has followed the principles of the UN’s Global Compact and UN Pri for several years, and a member of the UN Global Compact in 2012 (http://www.unglobalcompact.org/). In addition to this, Argentum has also prepared and included its own requirements for social responsibility in its investment activities
- Argentum has performance indicators related to environmental and social responsibility. This applies to our internal goals for the organization and objectives relating to our investment activities
- Argentum prepares an annual report on Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG)
Argentum`s ethical guidelines:
Argentum has prepared a set of ethical guidelines, which can be read in full here.
Argentum will only invest in funds established in jurisdictions which follow the standards of Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, and which have entered into agreements on exchange of information on tax matters with Norway.