Our Statement on Diversity and Inclusion
We believe that it is important to have a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our vision is to foster an inclusive culture that leverages the contributions of our staff with many backgrounds and perspectives to arrive at better investment decision making that ultimately drives our success.
This means we treat one another with mutual respect, while contributing to an inclusive work environment where different points of view can be raised and respected. We do not tolerate discrimination, harassment or any behavior which creates an intimidating, hostile and offensive work environment.
In our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we will develop and implement initiatives that are applicable across our Firmwide practices and policies including recruitment, professional development, compensation, promotions. This includes:
Diversity and Inclusion is championed at the highest level of Affinity.
We are a proud signatory of the ILPA Diversity in Action Initiative, and regularly participate in industry dialogues on this topic.
At Affinity we recognize our responsibility as a business leader, and are committed to uphold internationally recognized human rights in all our operations.
Affinity has formalized our approach to managing human rights risks and opportunities into our Responsible Investment Policy. Our approach is based on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs).
Human Rights within Affinity’s investment practices: