Responsible Investment

Green make sense beyond conscience

We work with leading Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), Private Equity funds, venture capital funds and angel investors to integrate ESG principles across the deal lifecycle. Our experience with funds and investors include infrastructure & real estate, manufacturing, energy, mining, BFSI, healthcare, technology and argi, wherein we have incorporated sector-specific risks, opportunities and market considerations.

Are you a

Corporate

Who wants to integrate sustainability in your strategy and operations?

Institution

Who wants to make the world a better place through supporting and accelerating sustainability in other organizations?

Investor

Who wants to measure, monitor & evaluate sustainability in your target or portfolio companies?

Our Offerings

Responsible Investment Services

We support investors in building and nurturing their organization and portfolio companies in alignment with LP expectations and emerging ESG themes. We harmonize multiple LP requirements to help investors fulfil their commitments.

  • Development of ESG and climate policies to align portfolio on ESG themes
  • Preparation of fund thesis for ESG/climate themes, alignment with global frameworks and assistance during LP diligence
  • Assessment of portfolio alignment on ESG KPIs with customized tools and frameworks 
  • Preparation of SFDR disclosure strategy and implementation support on SFDR compliance

We evaluate ESG risks and opportunities in potential transactions through our robust approach and proven methodologies of ESG due diligence and audits. Our due diligence capabilities are built on comprehensive internal regulatory databases, sector specific IRLs and checklists, proprietary training manuals, assessment guidelines and risk assessment tools.

  • Conducting ESG due diligence with respect to IFC Performance standards, other international assessment frameworks such as FDCO toolkit, BII, FMO, ADB standards, UN PRI, etc. 
  • Sector insights on policy & regulation, business drivers and growth opportunities in water, circular economy, electric mobility, green hydrogen and carbon markets   
  • Assessment of portfolio companies with respect to international, national and local laws, policies and compliance requirements  
  • Incorporation of ESG risks and opportunities including ESG related clauses in SHA and definitive agreements 
  • Assessment of company level / portfolio level GHG emissions

Our work in the post-deal stage involves handholding and assisting portfolio companies in managing their ESG risks and communicating impact. We set up ESG management systems and build capacity in portfolio companies to help them address investor and market requirements.

  • Implementing ESG Policy, materiality assessments, peer benchmarking & setting KPI/metrics in portfolio companies 
  • Preparation and implementation of ESG management systems (ESG-MS) in line with investor recommendations
  • Monitoring ESG action plans and advising portfolio companies on corrective actions  
  • Capacity building and trainings on implementation of ESG management systems 
  • Impact and ESG reporting of portfolio performance on mandatory as well as voluntary frameworks

We support investors in strengthening their sell-side transactions by capturing value creation during the holding period with our expertise in valuation of ESG actions and impact.

  • Identification of residual ESG risks and opportunities and assistance in ESG-related responses to potential buyers 
  • Impact communication over the holding period through quantitative KPIs and narratives of change

Our Impact

Let us move towards a greener future