CVI becomes a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles For Responsible Investment
WARSAW, POLAND – CVI announced it has signed the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). The PRI is recognized as the leading global network for asset managers, owners, and service providers who are committed to integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into their investment practices.
“Becoming a PRI signatory is a natural next step for CVI in demonstrating our commitment to responsible investment practices”, said Rafal Lis, CVI founder and CIO. “As the leading private debt fund manager in Central Europe, we are focused on adopting best-in-class standards in our investment decision making and management processes. We want to play an important role in showcasing best ESG practices in private markets in the region. This includes implementation of policies that promote solid corporate governance and adherence to environmental and social requirements. We believe that such disciplined approach to ESG evaluation enables us to act in the best long-term interests of our investors and further strengthens the culture of transparency and mutual trust.”
The PRI’s network signatories work together to implement a set of voluntary principles that provide a framework for integrating ESG factors into investment analysis and ownership practices aligned with investors’ fiduciary duties.
“We are delighted to welcome CVI as a PRI signatory”, said Fiona Reynolds, Managing Director of the PRI. “We believe that CVI’s commitment to responsible investing provides a role model for other fund managers in Central Europe and highlights a growing awareness of ESG topics in the investment community”Back