blueplanet Investments AG stands for sustainable management, responsible development and improvement of sustainable products, especially in the water sector, combined with a high level of innovation and operational excellence. Our portfolio companies are held for the long term and developed in a responsible manner. Profits are generated aligned to social and sustainability goals. blueplanet Investments AG supports the portfolio companies in their independent planning process as a strategic idea provider that defines and promotes a sustainable path. In addition to financial support, the focus is on the provision of personnel capacities.
blueplanet Investments AG reviews new development opportunities using an exclusion list. If significant ESG risks are identified during the due diligence process, the company to be acquired will, without exception, be obliged to take appropriate measures to eliminate these risks. blueplanet Investments AG will support the potential portfolio company in this process by developing action plans with appropriate goals, schedules and resources.
Furthermore, blueplanet Investments AG and its affiliates are prohibited without exception from contracting with companies that are, or if any of their direct or indirect owners or proponents are, on a sanctions list of the United Kingdom, the EU, the United Nations, the USA or any other relevant body or jurisdiction. This also applies if the supply or purchase of products, goods or services is prohibited or restricted by product/sector sanctions for certain countries or is located or operates in a country subject to comprehensive/nationwide sanctions.
blueplanet Investments AG does not tolerate any discrimination whatsoever, neither within the company, its affiliated companies nor with third parties involved (suppliers, buyers). The zero tolerance policy applies to age, disability, ethnic origin, marital status, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation and social origin, among others. The non-discrimination principles cover all relevant aspects of employment, including recruitment, job assignment, promotion, remuneration, training and benefits. The company does not tolerate any harassment or abusive behaviour.
We confirm that in no part of blueplanet Investments AG, its affiliated companies, or any part of its own business or that of its suppliers is slavery, child labour or human trafficking.
The Management Board of blueplanet Investments AG conducts regular and detailed business reviews of each portfolio company. Once a year this includes a detailed assessment of actual and potential ESG issues relevant to each company, including slavery. This detailed annual ESG assessment covers not only the portfolio companies' own business activities but also their supply chains.
All portfolio companies of blueplanet Investments AG are committed to following the mission and vision of blueplanet Investments AG and to developing it further at all times.