Fondo Italiano d’Investimento:
driving sustainable development

Sustainability is the lowest common denominator of all our activities:
a constant commitment to create shared value for all of our stakeholders

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Investing responsibly for us means…

 

In the pursuit of our strategy we aim to promote environmental, social and economic sustainability, integrating ESG factors into our investment process with a view to creating long-term value.

 

The pillars of Fondo Italiano’s responsible investment policy

Exclusion criteria
Exclusion criteria

Limitation of the investable universe with respect to sectors or activities deemed controversial from an ESG perspective.

ESG assessment
ESG assessment

Preliminary analysis of ESG risks and opportunities related to potential investments in order to make informed investment decisions with respect to ESG factors.

ESG monitoring
ESG monitoring

Regular monitoring of the ESG performance of companies in portfolio to guarantee that the management of the same is in line with the principle of Responsible Finance.

Engagement
Engagement

Dialogue with the management of companies in portfolio to promote the correct management of ESG matters and to provide economic and operative support for this purpose.

“To bring patient capital to the system of outstanding Italian companies, generating positive returns and a virtuous circle of economic, social and environmental effects for the benefit of the Italian system as a whole”

Our path towards sustainability

What we have achieved

2020

New Responsible Finance Policy

Second Sustainability Report

Approval of business plan with ESG activities

PRI Score

ESG Due Diligence Questionnaire

2019

First Sustainability Report

Adoption of the Diversity and Inclusion Policy

2018

Principles for Responsible Investment signed

2017

Adoption of the Responsible Finance Policy

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Us

  • Our social,
    environmental
    and governance objectives

    Our social,
    environmental
    and governance objectives

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  • Good health and wellbeing

    Good health and wellbeing

    Fondo Italiano d’Investimento supports the goal of good health and wellbeing by financing the development of the health system through direct and indirect investments. The recent acquisitions aim to stimulate the growth of the sector, to help make health services more accessible.
     

    SDG 3
  • Gender equality

    Gender equality

    Fondo Italiano d’Investimento has a clear stance on gender equality, expressed in its Diversity and Inclusion Policy. The AMC undertakes to regularly assess the presence of women in top positions within the organisation, at the companies in portfolio and at external asset managers and to promote the role of women at a senior level in the finance sector.
     

    SDG 5
  • Energia pulita ed accessible & Lotta contro il cambiamento climatico

    Energia pulita ed accessible & Lotta contro il cambiamento climatico

    Fondo Italiano d’Investimento aims to limit emissions and the negative impacts on climate change. The AMC invests in “Environment and Energy” sectors and in low-emission industrial technologies, also assessing compliance with environmental regulations for every type of company it invests in.
     

    SDG 13
    SDG 7

     

  • Decent work and economic growth

    Decent work and economic growth

    Fondo Italiano d’Investimento ensures that all companies in portfolio respect labour standards and working conditions, and monitors the direct, indirect and downstream impact on employment and the economic system.
     

    SDG 8
  • Industry, innovation and infrastructure

    Industry, innovation and infrastructure

    Focusing on companies with low and medium capitalisation on the national market that can favour innovation and technological development in the country, the contribution to this goal is deeply rooted in the mission of Fondo Italiano d’Investimento.
     

    SDG 9
  • Sustainable cities and communities

    Sustainable cities and communities

    Fondo Italiano d’Investimento promotes sustainable cities and smart mobility by giving employees incentives to use public transport and including hybrid vehicles in the company fleet. At the same time, it promotes the adoption of similar policies by companies in portfolio and external asset managers.
     

    SDG 11
  • Responsible consumption and production

    Responsible consumption and production

    Fondo Italiano d’Investimento is committed to spreading a culture aimed at the responsible management of materials, envisaging specific initiatives and projects to minimise paper consumption and, where possible, it selects suppliers of services and consumables that offer products with a reduced environmental impact.
     

    SDG 12
  • Partnerships for the goals

    Partnerships for the goals

    Fondo Italiano d’Investimento undertakes to collaborate with the financial industry and independent organizations for responsible investment and to take actions aimed at sustainable development.
     

    SDG 17

Our commitment for sustainable finance

Fondo Italiano d'Investimento supports sustainable initiatives in the private market and it is a market leader in this sector, promoting more and more awareness on matters related to Sustainability.

FFS
FFS

We are member of the "Forum per la Finanza Sostenibile". Our Mission is to promote sustainable investing, with the objective of spreading integration of the ESG criteria into both the products and the financial processes.

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SDGs
SDGs

We monitor the ESG performance of our investments closely and are extending this to measure their impacts on society using the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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PRI
PRI

We are a strong supporter of the PRI and have achieved leading scores from this global organization for our sustainability performance.

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