Baar-Zug, Switzerland; 14 December 2022
- The DJSI are leading benchmarks of the world's most sustainable listed businesses
- Partners Group ranked in the 97th percentile in the Diversified Financial Services sector
- The firm achieved the highest possible scores in in environmental reporting and social reporting
Partners Group, a leading global private markets firm, has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices 2022 ("DJSI") for the second year running. The DJSI are a family of best-in-class benchmarks for investors, which assess the performance of listed companies against a defined set of economic, environmental, and social criteria.
More than 10,000 listed companies are assessed for inclusion in the DJSI every year, but only companies with sustainability scores in the top 10% from each sector are included in the final Indices. This year, Partners Group was one of only 153 companies in Europe and 332 companies worldwide to be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe and World Indices, respectively. The firm ranked in the 97th percentile in the Diversified Financial Services sector.
André Frei, Partner, Chairman of Sustainability, Partners Group, says: "Partners Group's inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for a second-year running underscores the firm's position as a sustainability leader in private markets. In our view, private markets firms with an active ownership approach are very well positioned to lead positive change. We are highly motivated to achieve our ambitious sustainability vision and remain committed to creating sustainable returns with lasting, positive impact for our stakeholders. For example, our Stakeholder Benefits Program, a key focus, has continued to evolve as we build companies that employees desire to work for by re-investing substantially into their development and providing financial or wellbeing initiatives for staff."
Of the areas evaluated for inclusion, Partners Group scored particularly highly in environmental reporting (100/100), social reporting (100/100), and sustainable finance (99/100). This year, Partners Group has taken significant steps to further advance its approach to sustainability, including publishing a Sustainability Strategy, which covers both corporate and portfolio levels, and articulates the firm's vision of building better and more sustainable companies and assets.
You can read more about corporate sustainability at Partners Group here.