We are aware of the impact our portfolio companies have on Society and believe the proper management of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors in our investments increases a company’s ability to generate sustainable value for all stakeholders (employees, shareholders, clients, suppliers, …)



  • Minimize the negative impact and increase positive effects on the environment
  • Encourage the efficient use of natural resources and protect the environment
  • Sustain a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change


  • Treat all employees equally and respect their dignity, wellbeing and diversity
  • Assure safe and secure working conditions for employees and third parties
  • Safeguard the health and safety of all individuals involved
  • Take an active role in developing numerous career paths and guiding personnel in their careers


  • Guarantee honesty, integrity, fairness, diligence and respect in all commercial transactions
  • Promote international best practices in corporate governance


ESG criteria are integrated within all Wise Equity processes, from initial valuations through to disinvestment:


of investments are subject to an ESG pre-assessment


of portfolio companies are monitored annually on ESG performance


of portfolio companies improve on ESG measures from the time of investment


of the Investment Team periodically participates in ESG courses

Based on a portfolio company’s characteristics and sector, an ESG action plan is agreed with each company’s management and implemented over the investment horizon



  • Renewal of Neos’ aircraft fleet with the B787: reduced fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by 20% and the acoustic impact by 60%
  • Progressive reduction in single-use plastics on Neos aircraft
  • Elimination of plastics and reduction in water consumption at the VOI Hotels chain: 1.1 million plastic pieces eliminated in 2019
  • GSTC certification at VOI Hotels in Italy to reduce electricity consumption
  • Organic and KM 0 menus, with areas dedicated to local products, in all hotels managed in Italy
  • Introduction of smart working for employees in central offices – even before the Covid-19 health emergency
  • Gender equality: 60% of employees are female
  • Activities (especially for children) at the structures pay particular attention to respecting the environment: local marine flora and fauna, recycling
  • Partnership with Giunti Scuola to bring sustainability culture to elementary schools: reached over 75 thousand schoolchildren