ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE PRACTICES
Our People Set Us Apart
We recognize the opportunity and responsibility we have to make a positive impact on the world through our business and investment decisions. Our environmental, social and governance (ESG) policy reflects our commitment to creating value for all of our stakeholders and adhering to the highest standards of integrity throughout the lifecycle of each investment.
The Transformative Power of Technology
Climate change, inequity and the persistence of a global pandemic are among the most critical challenges of our time. Our ESG and DE&I report offers an overview of our progress and long-term initiatives to address the challenges we face and create meaningful impact in our world.
WELLNESS AND SAFETY
Ensure proper labor and working conditions to safeguard the health and safety of Metropolis employees and employees at Metropolis portfolio companies.
Encourage a culture of meritocracy, fairness and transparency.
TRUST AND RESPONSIBILITY
Promote honesty, integrity, fairness and respect in all of our business practices.
PRIVACY AND CYBERSECURITY
Protect the privacy of confidential consumer and corporate information through our own operations and those of Metropolis portfolio companies.
Provide stakeholders with clear, transparent information regarding ESG risks.
PROTECTING OUR PLANET
Ensure and continuously improve the environmental responsibility and energy efficiency of our firm and our portfolio companies.
SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT
Promote the development of our communities and use our position as a community leader to provide charitable contributions, with a focus on job training and opportunity, access to education, supporting the arts and culture, and protecting our health and environment.
Principles for Responsible Investment
Metropolis is a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the world's largest reporting project on responsible investment.
Through priority areas, PRI's blueprint for responsible investing prioritizes some of the most pressing ESG issues in the world today - from climate change to the barriers around a more sustainable financial system - leading to prosperous and inclusive societies for future generations.
Serving a Broader Purpose
By prioritizing ESG practices and policies, our unmatched experience investing in the digital media enterprise software markets enables us to consistently deliver on our commitments to investors who have entrusted us with their futures.
Driving positive change throughout our global economy.
OUR PLANET IS OUR RESPONSIBILITY
We believe the transformative power of technology can help protect our planet – and create a brighter, more sustainable future. We do our part by measuring and offsetting GHG emissions annually at the firm and partnering with our portfolio companies to drive climate action. Together, we can make a positive, lasting impact on our shared world.
COMMITTED TO NET ZERO
Metropolis is proud to be one of the first North American private equity marketing firms to join the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative. In doing so, we are committed to reducing private equity and permanent capital portfolio company emissions by 50% by 2030 and emitting net zero GHG emissions across our portfolio by 2050.
Climate Action Report
Metropolis recognizes the urgency of the climate crisis and is partnering with our portfolio to reach our net zero goals. Our Climate Action Report shares our portfolio’s baseline GHG emissions analysis and our pillars Climate Action Plans.