Picture courtesy of Grupo Agroponiente, a portfolio company of Abac Solutions

Responsible Investment Policy

Our values

Integrity
We share an uncompromising commitment to do the right thing
Directness
We are honest and direct in our internal and external communications
Excellence
We work hard to excel at whatever we do and to deliver outstanding solutions
Entrepreneurship
We are constantly looking for new opportunities. See a problem? Bring a solution. See an opportunity? Chase it!
Accountability
We are all accountable for our job and take responsibility for our actions individually and as a team
Respect
We like different backgrounds and opinions. We pride ourselves on respecting people of all races, nationalities and beliefs
Team
We play, win and lose together
Social conscience
Sharing time, knowledge and money with those who need it is an integral part of who we are and what we do

 

Our public commitments

The United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
Signatory

We are signatories of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and are committed to its six Principles. Since 2016, we annually report our responsible investment practices to the organisation and have obtained a maximum score of A+ in our 2020 Assessment.
For more information you can access our public Transparency Report here.

The United Nations Global Compact Initiative
Signatory

We are signatory members of the United Nations Global Compact Initiative, are committed to its ten principles and continuously work to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. In April 2020, we were appointed Bronze Signatory members in recognition of our effort to onboard portfolio companies to the initiative.

The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures
Supporter

Since March 2020, we are supporters of the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures which was established by the Financial Stability Board to improve disclosure on climate-related risks and opportunities.

 

Institutions we actively collaborate and support

 

Some of our citizenship initiatives

Pro bono work
Abac employees devote part of their work time to collaborate with non-profit organisations such as the Cottolengo del Padre Alegre or the Aura Foundation, and with educational institutions such as ESADE Business School and FemCAT’s “School & Business” program.
Non-profit board service
We encourage our team members to take active board positions in non-profit organisations and help these institutions with our organisational expertise and network of contacts.
Social entrepreneurship
Abac Capital collaborates with Ship2B, a social impact fund, analysing and offering investment recommendations on early stage social impact projects.
Abac to Foundations
Abac Capital donates 1% of its annual profits to a selected group of non-profit organisations sponsored by our employees, having contributed over €150,000 to date.
Matching Gift Program
Abac matches euro for euro the donations that our employees make to charitable and non-profit organisations where they volunteer their time for service.
Sustainable Investment promotion
Sustainable Investment is an integral part of Abac’s ethos; we proactively talk about and promote ESG and Sustainable Investment in public forums such as private equity conferences, talks in universities and roundtables.


The Abac team during the Abac Volunteer Day at Viver de Bell-lloc.


Abac volunteers with students from Escola Barcanova.

Annual Sustainability Report

Our annual Sustainability Report gives detailed account of the Firm and the portfolio’s ESG and Sustainability endeavours.