Responsible Investment Policy Statement

Sole Shipping Group is a signatory of the UN PRI and is committed to incorporating the initiative’s six principles into its investment decision-making and active ownership, when consistent with its fiduciary responsibilities. Sole Shipping Group intends to further mature its responsible investment policy in collaboration with the UN PRI secretariat and other signatories.

Sole’s responsible investment policy covers key identified ESG risks its investments might be exposed to and ESG opportunities. These risks relate to potential negative impacts Sole’s investments might have on people or the planet with respect to Environmental, Social or Governance matters. The policy’s three key pillars are due diligence, contractual obligations and ESG reporting (compliance with laws and regulations and actions taken above minimum requirements). 

See attached Responsible Investment Policy Statement

ESG Policy

Sole Shipping Group incorporates the six Principles of the United Nations – supported Principles for Responsible Investment (“PRI”), with the aim to integrate environmental, social and governance factors into investment practices and daily operations for the delivery of sustainable long-term values and returns to its stakeholders.

ESG Priorities

Strong Governance by highly educated and experienced leadership

Our Leadership combines over 100 years of experience in the industry as ship-owners, investors, shipbrokers and financiers, making Sole Shipping team one of the most experienced shipping teams in the market.

Sustainable Contractual Arrangements

Sole conducts BB Charter agreements with strong focus on ensuring compliance with National and international Laws, Sanctions, Anti-trust and Anti-Corruption, Green Scrapping, Social Responsibility of Crew and with other relevant rules and regulations.

Employees Engagement – Diversity and Inclusion

Sole focuses strongly on the continuous development and engagement of its employees in 
order to keep its staff highly skilled and motivated.  Sole Shipping attracts and retains talents from different nationalities and backgrounds with a keen focus on diversity and gender balance.

Robust internal risk management processes and
compliance with Rules and Regulations

Through our reputable and experienced service providers and internal risk management team, we have maintained effective internal controls and processes in order to manage risks and compliance with rules and regulations.

Environmental and Social Responsibility

Sole Shipping engages in Environmental and Social initiatives and practices to protect global ecosystems and to support health and well being of its people and the society in general.