KKR Releases 2016 ESG and Citizenship Update
Firm's Seventh ESG Report Discusses Approach to
"In 2016 - a year of volatility and complexity - we remained focused on our investment model, dedicated to our one-firm culture, and committed to responsibly managing ESG issues in our investment decisions," said
Highlights of 2016 activities covered in the report include:
- Introducing an
Eco-InnovationAward for portfolio companies, in the spirit of innovation and value creation.
- Launching KKR 40 for 40, an employee-driven volunteer program, resulting in more than 6,600 hours of volunteer time by more than 550 employees. Video on the program is available here.
- Publishing KKR responses to the Principles for
Responsible Investment(PRI) Limited Partners' Responsible Investment Due Diligence Questionnaire.
- Continuing to collaborate with portfolio companies to improve their business performance in today's dynamic world. A series of case studies can be explored here.
- Advancing the Firm's commitment to wellness, diversity, and inclusion through a series of focused initiatives at offices around the world.
To download the full 2016 ESG and Citizenship Update or obtain more information about KKR's progress, visit www.kkresg.com.
For more on KKR's Green Solutions Platform (GSP) and participating portfolio companies, visit www.green.kkr.com.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit and, through its strategic partners, hedge funds. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people, and driving growth and value creation with KKR portfolio companies. KKR invests its own capital alongside its partners' capital and provides financing solutions and investment opportunities through its capital markets business. References to KKR's investments may include the activities of its sponsored funds. For additional information about
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