At RARE, we consider Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) factors to be important and understand that from time to time can materially affect long-term performance. As such, assessing ESG is an integral part of RARE's Investment Process and a responsibility of the whole investment team.
RARE believes that ESG factors are an important aspect of a company's performance. Since our inception, we have integrated the consideration of ESG within our Investment Process and in May 2010, we became a signatory to the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investing (PRI).
Listen to Co-Founder, Senior Portfolio Manager Nick Langley discuss how assessing ESG can lead to a greater understanding of a range of material issues, which in turn can lead to lower risk and stronger long-term performance of our investment portfolios.
Entrenched in RARE’s Investment Process are the following factors which affect the valuations we place on each infrastructure security;