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Sustainability

For Van Lanschot Kempen, sustainability means long-term value creation for all stakeholders - both financial and non-financial value.

Integrated, independent sustainable wealth manager

For Van Lanschot Kempen, sustainability means long-term value creation for all stakeholders. This value creation concerns both financial and non-financial value.

Van Lanschot Kempen contributes to society in various ways. We want to enable this contribution in a sustainable way, in line with our mission: to preserve and create wealth, in a sustainable way, for our clients and the society we serve.

Achieve positive impact

As an integrated wealth manager at the centre of the financial value chain, we are in a unique position and therefore have both the opportunity and the duty to create sustainable value for all our stakeholders. In terms of sustainability, the most positive impact we can achieve is via the assets we manage on behalf of our clients. By engaging in dialogue about our sustainability ambitions on behalf of our clients, both directly with the companies and indirectly through external fund managers, we aim to improve both risk and return and the contribution to a better world.

Our sustainability vision

Detailed information on our vision on sustainability can be found on our website. In addition, the most important points are included in a fact sheet.

Sustainable Development Goals

With the aim of making the world more sustainable by 2030, the United Nations established 17 Sustainable Development Goals at the end of 2015. These Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's) include numerous themes such as poverty, hunger, work, climate change and healthcare. Van Lanschot Kempen supports these sustainability goals. We have chosen SDG 3, 7 and 12 to which we contribute specifically and these three SDG’s can be linked to our focus themes.  

Sustainable Development Goals

Organisation around sustainability

Realising our sustainability ambitions is one of our strategic priorities. Within Van Lanschot Kempen, the governance structure therefore consists of a separate Sustainability Board and a number of committees. The aim is to roll out our sustainability ambitions throughout the organisation. The Sustainablity Centre has the driving and coordinating role in this process. This document provides a brief description of the governance structure.

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How do we create - financial, social, human & intellectual, natural - value for our stakeholders?

Our sustainability policies are founded on active engagement with stakeholders.

More on external guidelines, as well as our procurement policy, banking activities and memberships.

To facilitate progress, the EU introduced a set of legislative initiatives. In this section we describe our approach.

Read our (annual) reports and ratings by external parties.

Want to know more about our sustainability policies?

Please contact us via sustainability@vanlanschotkempen.com.