|Double Bottom Line|
Schulze Global Investments Limited (“Schulze Global”) has always considered “positive impact beyond financial returns” to be an integral part of its investment strategy. Schulze Global understands that financial investments in emerging markets have the potential to make a lasting positive impact on the development and the well being of the country and its people. As a result, Schulze Global has always operated with “Double Bottom Line” (“DBL”) —often referred to as Environmental, Social, and Governance—goals built into its investing practices.
Therefore, Schulze Global pursues two objectives:
Primary Objective: Schulze Global’s investment activities must first have the potential to achieve a high, risk-adjusted rate of financial return for its investors. Schulze Global will not consider a transaction if such proposed investment is not attractive financially, and all projects must meet Schulze Global’s rigorous financial requirements demonstrating a high potential for financial return.
Secondary Objective: Without compromising Schulze Global’s objective of high financial returns, the firm also pursues secondary non-financial objectives - the DBL objectives - by considering job and wealth creation, community revitalization, macroeconomic impact, environmental protection, improved governance, knowledge transfer, government revenue support, and sustainable development. Schulze Global believes that the true measure of success is financial profit complemented by DBL impact, resulting in tangible gains for all stakeholders.
Schulze Global seeks to:
Schulze Global will not invest in the following sectors: