Environmental Finance Sustainable Investment Awards 2021 Winner - ESG Assessment Tool of the Year
Date published: Monday, 28 June 2021
We are pleased to announce that Earth Capital has been selected as the winner of the ESG Assessment Tool of the Year for our Earth Dividend™ by Environmental Finance at the Sustainable Investment Awards 2021.
This is fantastic recognition for the Earth Capital team who developed this proprietary sustainable measurement tool in-house in 2008 and continue to work with leading external stakeholders to ensure it remains in line with international best practice approaches. The Earth Dividend™ not only measures and manages the holistic sustainable development of a portfolio company, but by doing so has the potential to enhance value and support risk mitigation, thereby increasing returns on exit.
Richard Burrett, Earth Capital’s Chief Sustainability Officer, commented: “We are delighted to win the award for ESG Assessment Tool of the Year. We believe that holistic ESG integration is critical across the whole investment cycle. Our Earth Dividend™ tool enhances our due diligence, investee performance management and reporting; adding value across the investment process. We hope that Earth Capital will continue to spearhead the industry towards more meaningful sustainable investment that has a genuine positive impact.”