Meridiam Infrastructure Commitment to Sustainable Development
Meridiam Infrastructure Managers is committed to sustainable investment, as outlined in Meridiam mission statement: “Together with our investors and partners, our mission is to deliver sustainable infrastructure that improves the quality of people lives”.
As a consequence, Meridiam pursues a systematic and disciplined multi-stage approach to all investment which includes full assessment, management and monitoring of Environment Social and Governance (ESG) risks and potential impacts, throughout the life of the assets. Meridiam has detailed its ESG principles and commitments in Meridiam Sustainable Development Charter (click to upload). Meridiam ESG principles consist of:
• Sustainable and long term investment strategy in PPP infrastructure projects, ensuring stable revenues to our shareholders and investors
• Involvement in projects of general interest whose economic and social purpose has been proven, and that is respectful of the environment in order to contribute to sustainable development of the concerned geographical areas
• As shareholder, be actively involved in each project, from construction to operations and delivery of the service to the public
• Independent governance guaranteeing autonomy in decision making processes regarding investments
Meridiam reports on a quarterly and annual basis on its ESG performance. The firm is also a signatory of the UN PRI principles since 2010.