Responsible investment

Incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in our investment and asset management decisions is central to Arjun's ability to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns over the long term

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Delivering sustainable returns

Sustainable investing does not just equate to delivering a financial reward for our investors. It extends to enhancing the environmental and social impacts of the assets we manage.

Infrastructure presents a unique set of opportunities to bring about broad positive outcomes for society, ranging from job creation through to more fundamental economic and social empowerment and mobility. The asset class also offers the potential to mitigate against, environmental challenges such as climate change.

We aim to make quality business decisions that can make a positive impact and are intrinsic to the successful operation and commercial performance of assets.

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ESG pillars

Arjun's Responsible Investment culture is articulated around four key pillars

These are areas where we have a significant impact and opportunity to promote positive outcomes

Climate resilience and greenhouse gas emissions

Ensuring that our assets contribute towards a just and orderly transition to net zero and are resilient in the long term

Diversity and inclusion

Promoting fair, equal and inclusive workplaces within Arjun and the businesses we invest in

Community impact and engagement

Working with communities to ensure that our businesses deliver on national-scale societal needs, in a manner which is sensitive and responsive to local priorities and concerns

Health and safety

Ensuring that health and safety is a board-level priority, and every employee returns safe and unharmed from work

Our investment approach considers portfolio impact across a broad and developing context. This includes the UN Sustainable Development Goals, European Green Deal, UK Net Zero Strategy and long-term policy direction.

Analysis of our portfolio has identified the following SDGs as key areas where Arjun’s investment strategy can make a direct contribution. This reflects the development priorities and long-term policy ambitions affecting core infrastructure in European and other OECD countries.

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Primary SDG impacts

These are SDGs where Arjun currently has the greatest investment impact

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2.7 million connected premises provided with safe, reliable drinking water by our water utilities

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Arjun has investments in wind and solar assets representing over 2.5GW of installed capacity, and a further 500MW of development pipeline

One million customers supplied with energy by our utility investments

Secondary SDG impacts

In addition, our portfolio and investment pipeline have the potential to contribute to the following SDGs

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