ESG at Neuberger Berman

Awarded top scores in the most recent UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) assessment report for its overarching approach to ESG strategy and governance and integration across asset classes1
1989: First dedicated ESG-integrated strategy
Over 1,100 credit and 5,000 equity proprietary NB ESG Quotient ratings
32% Institutional RFPs and DDQs asking about ESG in 2018
3,666 engagement meetings with corporate management teams across equities and credit
160 colleagues in ESG across committee and working groups
100%: Firm assets that are ESG aware
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Maura Reilly Kennedy, Managing Director
Jennifer Signori, Senior Vice President & Principal

NBPE’s Sustainable and Responsible Investment Policy

The Board and the Manager believe responsible investing and the incorporation of material environmental, social, and governance considerations can help inform the assessment of overall investment risk and opportunities. NBPE’s Responsible and Sustainable Investment Statement can be found here.

NBPE seeks to avoid significantly adverse social and environmental outcomes to people and the planet. NB Private Markets seeks to avoid: companies which do not uphold human rights, controversial weapons, tobacco, civilian firearms, private prisons, fossil fuels.

NBPE also seeks to avoid companies with known controversies related to human rights or serious damage to the environment; including as outlined by the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.

For a full list of exclusions the Responsible and Sustainable Investment Policy can be found here.

NBPE Responsible and Sustainable Investment Policy
NB Private Markets ESG Report 2019 (GLOBAL)
ESG in Private Markets Investing for the Long Term
The Board of Directors is responsible for the overall strategic direction of NBPE. The Board has appointed Neuberger Berman Private Equity as the investment manager responsible for the day-to-day management and investment decisions.
For general questions about NB Private Equity Partners Limited contact your NBPE representative.
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