Our Partnership Principles
At Mayar Capital® we view our relationship with you as a partnership governed by the following principles:
We will communicate with you regularly and in a straightforward manner. We will not sugarcoat or exaggerate the truth. We will never promise what we cannot deliver.
We will continue to keep a substantial percentage of our net worth invested along your side, as have many of our family members and friends. Rest assured that our interests are aligned with yours
We will strive to manage your capital to maximize long-term results and will gladly accept “bumpier” short-term results to achieve them
We will look at risk before return and will ignore high-risk opportunities regardless of potential payoffs
Mayar Capital® is a signatory of the internationally-recognized Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI).
We commit to incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment decisions.
As institutional investors, we have a duty to act in the best long-term interests of our beneficiaries. In this fiduciary role, we believe that environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues can affect the performance of investment portfolios (to varying degrees across companies, sectors, regions, asset classes and through time).
We also recognise that applying these Principles may better align investors with broader objectives of society. Therefore, where consistent with our fiduciary responsibilities, we commit to the following:
Principle 1: We will incorporate ESG issues into investment analysis and decision-making processes.
Principle 2: We will be active owners and incorporate ESG issues into our ownership policies and practices.
Principle 3: We will seek appropriate disclosure on ESG issues by the entities in which we invest.
Principle 4: We will promote acceptance and implementation of the Principles within the investment industry.
Principle 5: We will work together to enhance our effectiveness in implementing the Principles.
Principle 6: We will each report on our activities and progress towards implementing the Principles.
The Principles for Responsible Investment were developed by an international group of institutional investors reflecting the increasing relevance of environmental, social and corporate governance issues to investment practices. The process was convened by the United Nations Secretary-General.
In signing the Principles, we as investors publicly commit to adopt and implement them, where consistent with our fiduciary responsibilities. We also commit to evaluate the effectiveness and improve the content of the Principles over time. We believe this will improve our ability to meet commitments to beneficiaries as well as better align our investment activities with the broader interests of society.
We encourage other investors to adopt the Principles.
Learn more about PRI here