We believe that the consideration of ESG factors is an important part of our investment management activities. The evaluation of relevant ESG factors can aid us in comprehensively identifying risks and opportunities. We incorporate the review of ESG factors in our investment process when assessing any potential investment opportunity and when engaging in post initial investment management for our investors.
We seek to integrate the consideration and thoughtful management of ESG issues throughout the investment cycle of each portfolio company. We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that ESG is part of our initial investment analysis and on-going monitoring and compliance.
Our employees are meaningfully involved in local and national philanthropic organizations and causes. Institutions and charitable initiatives in which our employees serve or have recently served in leadership roles include: