We at Abalena Capital believes that we are the part of global citizenship, so we provides financial support, volunteer manpower, and intellectual capital to tackle some of the toughest challenges facing the communities in which we live and work.
SUPPORTING GLOBAL COMMUNITY
Abalena Capital has developed a series of principles and procedures, which it applies globally. It adheres to the same values across its business in all of the countries in which it operates irrespective of whether it is subject to official regulation. These principles inform its interactions with employees, portfolio companies, suppliers, investors and the local communities in which it operates.
On a larger scale, we seek to meet our obligations towards our globally community by establishing our strategies that will incite globally economic growth. We have and will continue to achieve this goal by creating innovative investment tools, attracting capital, and scouting local, regional and international markets for valuable investment opportunities that will impact global community in positive way.
Our commercial discipline and ownership mindset is key in hewing out our path in these highly competitive times.
The key principles are communicated through regular training and are regularly monitored to ensure that the standards are being adhered to. The main areas of focus are as follows:
Socially Responsible Investing
The concept of socially responsible and sustainable investing is embedded in the Abalena Capital investment and portfolio management processes.
Environmental, Social and Governance issues are assessed by the Approval and Investment Committees prior to the investment and monitored by the Portfolio Review Committee. During the investment process, risks and opportunities are assessed alongside more traditional financial and market aspects.
Dignity and Respect
Treat people with dignity and respect. Do not discriminate on any grounds. Abalena Capital Partners is a meritocracy and people are recruited and advanced on their ability. Abalena Capital is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for job applicants and team members, and is totally opposed to any form of discrimination on any grounds.
The Firm aims to select, promote and treat individuals on the basis of their relevant skills and abilities. All team members are encouraged to work towards this objective.
Act with Respect and Consideration
Act with respect and consideration for the communities in which we operate. Abalena Capital is committed to engaging constructively with the communities in which we live and work. It has policies in place for corporate giving and encouraging individual employees in their personal charitable endeavors.
The Abalena Capital Support Global Community program concentrates on major grant giving on the area of social entrepreneurship. Social entrepreneurship is a natural fit with what Abalena Capital does commercially and is also an area where several of our team has significant experience.
In order to encourage the personal charitable and philanthropic activities of our staff, the Abalena Capital also commits to projects in which Abalena Capital staff takes an active role.
Abalena Capital believes in gender equality and believes in empowering women is essential to build stronger economies, achieve internationally agreed goals for development and sustainability, and improve the quality of life for not just for women but for entire global community.
And that’s is why Abalena Capital has adopted the Women’s Empowerment Principles of UN Women, so women can be empowered to participate fully in economic life across all sectors. Which are:
1. Establish high-level corporate leadership for gender equality.
2. Treat all women and men fairly at work – respect and support human rights and nondiscrimination.
3. Ensure the health, safety and well being of all women and men workers.
4. Promote education, training and professional development for women.
5. Implement enterprise development, supply chain and marketing practices that empower women.
6. Promote equality through community initiatives and advocacy.
7. Measure and publicly report on progress to achieve gender equality.
Abalena Capital also has developed a number of across the globe programs that focus on empowering women. These programs vary to suit local market conditions and needs.