Environmental, Social and Governance
We believe that a focus on environmental, social and governance principles improves the bottom line for our investors and in portfolio companies and serves as a significant approach to risk mitigationOur ESG Policy
Pegasus is a Signatory of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (“PRI”), the world's leading proponent of responsible investment; PRI works to understand the investment implications of ESG factors and to support its international network of investor signatories in integrating these factors into their investment and ownership decisions.
Pegasus is an active member of Ceres and its Investor Network on Climate Risk; Ceres is an advocate for sustainability leadership and mobilizes a powerful network of investors, companies and public interest groups to accelerate and expand the adoption of sustainable business practices and solutions to build a healthy global economy.
Pegasus is a member of the Global Impact Investing Network ("GIIN"), which signifies a commitment to deepening our engagement in the impact investing industry.
Green Climate Fund
Pegasus is the first North American focused private equity buyout fund to be accredited by the United Nations’ Green Climate Fund (GCF). The GCF was established by the 194 countries who are parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, and seeks to support the efforts of developing countries to respond to the challenge of climate change.
Regions of Climate Action
Pegasus is Chair of the Climate Finance Committee of the R20, a non-profit organization under leadership of sub-national and regional governments globally in collaboration with the UN; via policy, technology and finance, the R20 helps members implement low carbon economic development projects that measurably reduce GHGs.
Pegasus is an Advisor Member of Confluence Philanthropy, non-profit, membership-based network of foundations, family and individual investors, and their investment advisors. Confluence seeks to advance Mission-Related Investing (MRI) by supporting and catalyzing its members to integrate their investment strategies into their social or environmental impact goals.
Planet Pledge Alliance
Pegasus is a Member of the Planet Pledge Alliance, a partnership with Planet Pledge. Planet Pledge is a non-profit network of top philanthropic, NGO and investment community members, advancing scalable, multi-benefit projects that significantly mitigate carbon emissions and lead us to a low-carbon economy.
Impact Management Project
Pegasus supports the Impact Management Project, a collaborative effort by thousands of global practitioners to develop a shared language for talking about, measuring and managing impact. By helping every investor and entrepreneur understand their effects on people and the planet, both positive and negative, we aim to encourage more impactful capital allocation.
Impact Capital Managers
Pegasus is a founding member of Impact Capital Managers, a network that brings together the general partners of market-rate funds deeply committed to impact investing in the United States. Collectively representing over $5 billion in impact-focused capital, the members will work together to answer essential questions and set common goals
Intentional Endowments Network
Pegasus is a member of the Intentional Endowments Network, a collaborative network that supports colleges, universities, and other mission-driven tax-exempt organizations in aligning their endowment investment practices with their mission, values, and sustainability goals without sacrificing financial returns.
We Are Still In
Pegasus is a signatory of We Are Still In campaign. We Are Still In as a single network in U.S. climate includes more than 2,700 mayors, governors, tribal leaders, CEOs, investors, university presidents, and faith organizations, together representing more than 130 million Americans across 50 states and over $6trillion of the American
Pegasus is a signatory of the Stockholm Declaration, re-affirming our support for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). The Stockholm Declaration is an initiative of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the UN PRI, and the UN Global Compact. The declaration serves as a platform for the global investment community to announce their commitment to using the UN SDGs as a framework for investing and serves as a call for a reporting framework that will allow investors to record progress towards the common goals.