Tembo Capital regards ESG-related due diligence as a core part of its investment review process. All investment opportunities are given a rigorous evaluation focusing on compliance with both domestic and international regulations, together with stakeholder and industry-wide ESG-related expectations. This incorporates interviews with company stakeholders to provide a comprehensive overview of a company’s social license to operate and commitment to ESG best practices.
Tembo Capital has been a signatory to the UN Principles of Responsible Investment (“UNPRI”) since 2016. We recognise that ESG factors have a significant impact on the mining sector and are integral to our long-term investment strategy, both in terms of deploying capital and creating value in each portfolio company. Tembo Capital works closely with portfolio companies to build strong, environmentally sustainable, and socially responsible businesses that produce superior outcomes for all stakeholders.