Our ambition is to help our portfolio companies become successful, sustainable businesses. We seek to do this in a responsible way, with a clear understanding of the environmental and social impacts.

As a result, sustainability factors are fully integrated into all stages of our investment and ownership process from evaluation through to exit.

Nordic Capital investment professionals are well placed to address sustainability risks and opportunities with the support of a dedicated in-house Sustainability Team and external advisors.


Investment Framework

Responsible Investment Policy

Nordic Capital's approach to responsible investment throughout the investment process and our ambition to develop companies to sustainable businesses.



Sourcing & Analysis Due Diligence Pre-closing

Training - capacity building

Responsible investment critical checklist

Sector specific DDQ and guidelines for ESG analysis

Use of SASB tool to asses material risks and value creation opportunities

Mandatory sustainability analysis in investment case materials

NC Legal External Counsel Instruction


On-board Own & support Review & follow-up

Structured on-boarding process integrating sustainability in value creation plans

Nordic Capital to set clear sustainability expectations on portfolio companies

All portfolio companies need to have a sustainability strategy approved and reviewed annually by the Board of Directors

Nordic Capital to provide portfolio companies with training, support, tools and sharing of best practice

Annual sustainability KPI reporting in software


Exit preparations

Exit readiness

Summarising progress within sustainability

Sell-side due diligence

Data room