Sustainability is a fundamental responsibility, to which we as a Partnership are fully committed, and it is our duty as a firm to take action. I’m pleased to share with you some of our accomplishments on our journey towards a sustainable and diverse future. Not only because we are proud of what we have achieved so far, but also to serve as an inspiration and motivation for further, even stronger ambitions. We are making progress together and are moving ‘towards better.’
In 2020, we defined a set of ambitious sustainability goals that we aim to make a reality by 2025. Together, our global team are passionate about achieving these important strategic priorities and thanks to their hard work, we are on track to accomplish each one.
We are committed to all projects being sustainably delivered through ‘sustainability by design’.
A framework has been put in place to increase female representation across all levels, with leadership positions being a priority.
We have a set global emissions target goal with each country’s leadership team having designed an emissions reduction roadmap.
Globally, we aim to be a B Corp certified company meeting the highest standards of verified performance, accountability and transparency.
Our achievements and ongoing work for a more sustainable and diverse organization make me very proud and grateful to our people.
We made significant progress and built a foundation for a better future in 2022. Though we recognize the challenges and work ahead of us, we are committed to setting challenging targets and accelerating our impact. Every single step counts – the small ones and the giant leaps.
I'm confident that next year, together, we'll have made more progress towards better.
Every step, of every size, takes us closer to our sustainability goals. There are no short-cuts, but by collecting and analyzing data we can do better, quicker. The learnings from our annual sustainability report are essential in informing our next steps.
Well, a lot. We are committed on making positive differences to our people, society and the planet. To achieve this, we have focused on three key areas. The first is ‘People Data’, which takes a people-centric approach, uniting teams so colleagues grow and make a real difference. The next is ‘People in Society’ where we help communities on a local and international level, by giving our time in the form of pro-bono work to supporting charities and good causes. Finally, we have ‘More for Our Planet’ which sees us champion sustainability and work to reduce our impact on climate change.
We helped CDC to implement its gender policy by designing its gender strategy and integrating it in its investment process. The objective of the strategy is to support women’s economic empowerment in Tunisia through enhanced access to services, infrastructure, employment, management positions, and financing. CDC investment officers have been made aware of and trained in the new tools.Watch video
Together with APF France handicap, a nonprofit organization that works to improve the lives of people with disabilities, we launched the Test’In Program, which aims to provide support and assistance to people with disabilities currently unemployed or looking to join the workforce. The program offers an excellent opportunity for participants to gain the necessary knowledge and experience to secure employment in a regular working environment.Watch video
We are proud to have launched a number of initiatives supporting the Ukrainian people. These include raising money, renting office space for refugees, packing donations, and our Ukrainian and Russian speaking colleagues volunteering as translators.Watch video
Schule im Aufbruch GmbH (SiA) is a non-profit initiative promoting holistic and transformative education. We are pleased to have been able to advise SiA in several virtual workshops as part of a pro bono project in defining the business and transformation processes for the “products” of membership, an annual flat rate, interventions, and standardizing the most relevant processes.Watch video
Colleagues from our Milan and Turin offices rolled up their sleeves and built a sensory garden for kids at an elementary school in Turin. Since the number of people participating in the project exceeded the initial expectations for help – we took care of the whole garden area and repainted the external wall of the school.Watch video
Plan International Sweden is part of a global children’s rights organization. By performing comprehensive data analysis, we supported them in better understanding their current revenue streams and defining new ways to attract sponsors.Watch video
To increase team awareness of climate change and how we can play our part in reducing the problem, we hosted Climate Fresk workshops which taught the fundamental science behind climate issues and encouraged and empowered participants to take action.Watch video
Founded by BMW and Interzero, Encory has established itself as a highly profitable circular solution provider. Serving as a sparring partner and trusted advisor, we have accompanied Encory in establishing its presence in the circular economy market since the joint venture commencement, including strategic consulting as well as the operational execution of circular business models across Europe and China.Watch video
We supported METRO France to go one step further with its sustainable strategy by helping the business define a clear and meaningful purpose. The company now has a meaningful goal that paves the way for becoming a corporate social responsibility leader while supporting its economic growth ambitions.Watch video
July was our plastic-free month, which included raising awareness of our excessive plastic consumption and reducing its use with our Plastic Free Bingo Challenge awarding plastic-free prizes for completing challenges.Watch video