AKO Capital LLP
City of Westminster, United Kingdom
Service with Minor Environmental Footprint
Founded in 2005, AKO Capital is one of Europe’s leading investment partnerships. AKO believes that the best way to create strong risk-adjusted return over time is to own the best assets for the long term. Through a rigorous and proprietary bottom-up investment process they aim to build a portfolio that combines excellent economic characteristics and great management. AKO has a long-term investor base that includes many of the world’s leading endowments and charitable foundations. AKO believes that long-term thinking is critical to their success. When investing in great companies the best outcome is achieved by having a long investment horizon. Any long-term relationship must be based on full transparency. AKO is open to their investors about what they do, why and what the outcome is – good or bad. Commitment to people is key to success as the strength of the results in the long run will reflect the strength of the team. Continuous improvement is crucial for the firm to continue to deliver strong results. Only by consistently dealing fairly with all their stakeholders can the companies safeguard high returns over time. Therefore, to best serve the interests of their clients, integrating ESG factors is a key element of AKO’s investment approach.
Overall B Impact Score
Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.
What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.
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