Corporate responsibility

Cinven is a responsible investor, seeking to build long-term value through sustainable growth in its portfolio companies. Responsible investing addresses three main areas of concern; the environmental and social impact of the business activity, and the manner in which the business is managed. Together, these factors are known as Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG).

ESG Principles

ESG Policy

Responsible investment is a priority for Cinven. We invest on behalf of large public and private sector pension funds, insurance companies, government agencies and private foundations.
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ESG Review

ESG Report 2016

Private equity, as an industry, is scrutinised closely and judged on the value it creates. Cinven is committed to furthering ESG as part of its approach to responsible value creation.
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The Cinven Foundation


The Cinven Foundation is a vehicle for the firm's corporate giving. The Foundation mainly supports education-related programmes, making a substantial donation to a limited number of charities each year.
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PRI Logo

In March 2009, Cinven became a signatory of the United Nations' Principles for Responsible Investment.
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Level 20

Level 20

Level 20 is working with leaders across the private equity industry to attract and retain more women such that, by 2020, women will account for 20% of senior professionals in the European private equity industry. Read more