As a significant shareholder in its participated companies, and through its “hands on approach”, Gala Capital not only aims to positively influence the business portfolio strategy, capital allocation and operational excellence of its portfolio companies in order to create lasting shareholder value; it also suggests meaningful improvements in board structure and executive compensation and tends to steer away from companies with poor environmental, social and governance standards.
Responsible investments with a
balanced ESG risk-return
Gala Capital has a long tradition of investing responsibly, working closely with our portfolio companies to positively influence ESG policy and practices. We follow a strict and extensive ethical code of conduct and maintain a rigorous approach to incorporating Environmental, Social and Governance considerations into our investment process. We believe that companies with high ESG standards improve shareholder value and yield higher returns in the long run.
Our evaluation of the social nature of a company is based on the following factors: