Industrivärden shall serve as a model and work with a clear sustainability focus in its own operations. Proactive sustainability work shall be an integral part of the daily activities that are conducted by approximately 15 employees at the offices in Stockholm. The CEO has overarching responsibility for Industrivärden’s sustainability work, and the Head of Sustainability has functional responsibility for internal collaboration and external communication on sustainability issues. Team managers are responsible for the integrated sustainability analysis in the respective portfolio companies.
Goal formulations along with illustrative indicators and examples of goal achievement are provided in the tables below.
Industrivärden shall be a workplace in which the employees enjoy their work, feel good and can develop. Toward this end, evaluations are continuously conducted of performance and development opportunities for all employees. In addition, a continuous dialogue is conducted on matters related to the workplace, forms of cooperation and personal development. All employees have undergone training in the Company’s view of value creation and how goals are to be achieved. This includes set policies for the environment and climate, diversity and gender equality, anticorruption and the Code of Conduct. Industrivärden believes that better results are achieved at a workplace characterized by gender equality and diversity.
Environmental and carbon footprinting work
Even though Industrivärden’s organization is small, the Company shall set a good example by minimizing its own environmental impact and carbon footprint. Industrivärden has an ambition to reduce its own carbon footprint over time and compensates for all of its actual greenhouse gas emissions through offsets. To be able to monitor and compare the Company’s carbon footprint, Industrivärden has been conducting carbon footprint reporting since 2010 within the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) framework. Greenhouse gas emissions for 2020 have been calculated using the market-based method of the GHG Protocol.
Favorable earnings performance and financial strength are necessary prerequisites for Industrivärden to be able to create long-term value for its shareholders and pursue its strategy of supporting the portfolio companies over time. Industrivärden’s financial performance is described in the Annual report, and the performance of Industrivärden’s stock is shown on the page Share development.