Issued by Edmond de Rothschild Group
The 2018 Report gives a complete overview of its performance and progress versus its 2020 Sustainability objectives, illustrating important developments and achievements in each pillar of its strategy across its Asset Management, Private Equity and Private Banking activities. It also features examples of the contributions of its wider “ecosystem” of philanthropic foundations, lifestyle businesses and yacht-racing endeavours.
The Report puts particular emphasis on the Group’s investment strategies that have a positive impact on the real economy and that contribute directly to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. It also highlights the efforts ongoing to transform its culture and the mind-set of its employees in order to encourage the alignment of personal and collective values and support the transition to a sustainable, low carbon economy.
“The ecosystem in which our conviction-driven investment house exists provides each of our activities with a strong sense of identity and authenticity that are the source of our values. Everyone involved is working toward a single vision, based on our conviction that wealth must be used to build tomorrow’s world. This conviction is embodied in visionary, pioneering investments which have a positive impact on the real economy and in the ambition for excellence and know-how that is developed over time in each of our activities to provide a unique experience for our clients.
Our goal for the years to come is to create even more synergies and continue to foster collaboration to enhance our impact and deliver on our commitment to being “bold builders of the future”. By sharing the projects illustrated in this report with all of our stakeholders, we are acting on our most sincere wish to support the transition to a more just, inclusive and sustainable society.”
Benjamin and Ariane de Rothschild
2018 Report highlights:
Supporting the transition to a sustainable economy through innovation for responsible investment
Establishing clear rules of the game to ensure ethical and responsible behaviour
Creating a meaningful and stimulating work environment to support employee engagement
Managing environmental impact
Helping to build a sustainable society, in collaboration with the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations
The Edmond de Rothschild Group is a member of the United Nations Global Compact since 2011. This report represents its Communication on Progress (COP) and outlines its contributions to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). It was prepared by conforming as much as possible to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards. Key performance indicators were verified by PricewaterhouseCoopers, a member of the PwC international network.
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Global Head of Sustainability
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