Our approach and principles
Our mission is to build an enduring firm that makes a positive contribution to our colleagues, clients and wider communities. That is what we mean by investing today for a sustainable tomorrow. Our collective effort is to attract and retain a diverse, motivated team of talented individuals who are committed to working collaboratively with each other, our clients and our external partners to grow and sustain our firm into future decades.
We believe that environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues should not be an after-thought. Achieving our ambitions requires us to embed a responsible attitude and approach into every aspect of our daily activities: how we invest our clients’ capital, how we develop our services, how we conduct ourselves as individuals and professionals, and how manage waste and energy.
Our approach is shaped by four defining principles:
As you read through this report, you will find out more about how we have embedded ESG at the heart of everything we do – and about how Pantheon and the managers we partner with have continued to prioritize these issues in the face of the Covid pandemic.
Click on the links below to read our corporate ESG policy, a summary of our approach to ESG, and to find out more about our 14-year relationship with the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI), one of the most important advocates for transparency and change across the global financial services industry.
Our history with ESG
Pantheon has been at the forefront of ESG for more than a decade
UNPRI awarded A+ for Strategy & Governance, Infrastructue and Private Equity
UNPRI awarded A+ for Strategy & Governance, and Infrastructure
UNPRI - awarded A+ for Private Equity, Infrastructure and Strategy and Governance
ESG report 2.0
Integration of Reprisk into our due diligence processes
Joined PRI Private Equity Advisory Committee (PEAC)
Appointed RepRisk as data provider for ESG monitoring
Awarded A+ in UNPRI’s first formal assessment1
Enhanced our ESG Reporting for Clients
Adopted ESG Disclosure Framework
Implemented pioneering reporting to clients on ESG
Ranked in the top quartile for all six Principles of the PRI
Successfully integrated the Principles into our investment processes
Joined the PRI Steering Committee
Established an internal ESG working group
Signed up to the Principles of Responsible Investment (“PRI”)