Immobilienkomplex als nachhaltige Investition
Our sustainability goals
Creating sustainable value through essential real assets investments
Taoufik Saoudi
Director ESG

We believe, that a company's long-term success is based on compliance with ESG principles.

Aquila Capital is an investment management firm with focus on generating essential assets. Due to the long-term investment horizons, real materialization of the invested capital and therefore direct impact on the infrastructure for tomorrow, our investment approach carries responsibility at its very foundation. Sustainability has always been part of our value system and is an integral part of our investment strategies. We focus on assets that will have a future in a society that faces the challenges of climate change mitigation and adaption. Aquila Capital enables its investors to be part of the energy transition and manages their capital in a fiduciary and responsible manner.

We take action by:

1) Ensuring Europe reaches its Energy Transition 2030 goals

  • Increase renewable energy efficiency and mitigate intermittency issues through improving consistency of clean energy supply through stored hydro and battery storage.
     
  • Improve electricity usage by strengthening productivity and reducing the cost of electricity.
     
  • Identify new and innovative investment solutions for our investors who are willing to participate in the energy transition.

What we have achieved so far:

18 TWh
green energy produced
5 m
households supplied
591
wind turbines in portfolio
229
solar pv parks in portfolio
186
hydropower plants in portfolio
as at: 31.03.2021

2) Improving the environment to create a sustainable future

  • Protect the environment by minimizing the impacts on biodiversity through responsible project development and management.
     
  • Promote sustainability along our entire value chain.
     
  • Partner with local communities to understand our responsibility and adapt stakeholder needs into project planning, development, and management.
     
  • Pursue a responsible management of forests to ensure optimum tree growth and the protection of endangered plants and animal species.

What we have achieved so far:

6 m
tons of overall avoidance in CO2 emissions
4
bee hotels installed
6
organic certified dairy farms
3
eagle sponsorships
as at: 31.03.2021

3) Empowering people to live a sustainable and healthy lifestyle

  • Open new ways for communities to sustainable housing and the option to voluntarily offset real estate’s carbon emissions.
     
  • Offer our employees a diverse and inclusive working environment.
     
  • Operate sustainable infrastructure projects such as logistics for the industry.
     
  • Offer the availability of affordable housing for low-income communities.

What we have achieved so far:

100
new hires in 2020
2
new offices opened in 2020
2,000
Covid tests for our employees realised
39
job bikes
as at: 15.01.2021
NINETYNINE SECONDS
Social Responsibility

ESG

Ninetynine Seconds - Daniela-Hamann on ESG-Principles

ESG criteria are becoming increasingly important in the investment world. Aquila Capital pursues a holistic approach in this context. Acting responsibly towards the environment, investors and society are key factors to which Aquila Capital is committed.

Initiatives and activities
Committed to protect the environment for future generations
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ESG Report
Transparency as an important part of the sustainability strategy
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Carbon neutrality
Certified as 100% carbon-neutral since 2006
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Sustainability-related disclosures
Minimising risks through a holistic view
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Ratings and Labels
Certificates proof the commitment to sustainability
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UN SDGs
Our contribution to achieving the sustainable development goals.
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