DTCP aims to build a sustainable future by accelerating digital transformation.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria are a set of standards for a company’s operations that we are integrating into our investment analysis, decision-making and portfolio management processes
Whilst we recognise the importance of all the SDGs, we believe that our current portfolio can make the biggest direct contribution to the following specific goals:
We have incorporated climate protection measures into our corporate policy to respond to current challenges. We measure and take action to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change and its impacts. We strive to better educate and raise awareness among our employees on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and protection.
We advocate equal career opportunities regardless of age, gender, race, or other socio-demographic characteristics and aim at promoting women's participation in leadership positions by actively supporting their developments.
We take investments that promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, create employment opportunities and decent work for all. We continue to expand our infrastructure investment business in private markets to increasingly focus on laying the foundations for a prosperous economy.
We strive for strong corporate governance by implementing and formalizing practices that ensure inclusive corporate development, effective conflict management and accountability at all levels.
We aim at significantly increasing the share of renewable energies in our energy mix while reducing our energy and electricity consumption. We strive to use energy more efficiently, especially within the IT and telecommunications infrastructure.
We want to build resilient infrastructures, green industries, and drive innovation by drawing on the latest scientific and technological research. We empower people with cutting-edge technologies. Technological progress is the foundation of efforts to achieve environmental objectives, such as increased resource and energy efficiency.
We consider quality education to be key to the sustainable development of society, and therefore want to make our contribution through promoting the long-term development of our employees through targeted training measures. We aim at providing people with the skills to develop innovative technologies that shape the future.
We believe that ubiquitous and affordable connectivity is a quintessential element that contributes to reduced digital inequality, by reducing the income gap, improving access to healthcare and education, and providing access to the many services available in a truly digital society.
We believe that proactive engagement on ESG matters throughout the investment cycle has not only societal benefits, but ultimately leads to higher valuations and better investment outcomes.
Our Sustainability Framework serves as the cornerstone of our approach to ESG. It sets out the guidelines that enable us to build sustainable businesses and to ensure that a positive contribution is made with every investment. The Sustainable Framework articulates our ESG mission, affirms our adherence to the PRI and our commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Halima is a Senior Finance Manager at DTCP.
Prior to joining DTCP, she worked in corporate finance for an investment bank and one of the UK's largest active asset managers.
She has extensive experience in finance, corporate and regulatory governance. She holds a bachelor and master’s degrees in European Business Administration from University Jean Moulin, Lyon III, France and Anglia Polytechnic University in Cambridge, UK.
Jan is Managing Director and leads the DTCP Luxembourg team. He is a member of the Investment Advisory Committee and Head of ESG at DTCP.
He joined DTCP from K+S Group, an international raw materials & mining company listed in the German MDAX, where he held various management positions. His roles spanned Corporate Development and M&A as well as regulatory assignments.
Prior to that, Jan held positions at White & Case LLP, Chadbourne & Parke LLP, New York and GOERG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten, advising clients on regulatory and P3 projects.
Jan is a German-qualified lawyer. He received his law degree from Trier Law School.
Martin is Chief Financial Officer at DTCP.
He joined DTCP from energy giants Innogy and RWE where he held various management positions in Germany and the UK. His roles spanned Finance and Corporate Strategy as well as M&A and Restructuring assignments. Prior to that, he worked as a consultant at Siemens, advising senior management globally on technology, R&D and product strategy.
Martin holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Munich and was a visiting researcher in the field of Nanotechnology at Columbia University, New York. He is a CFA charterholder.
Melanie is Investor Relations and Communications Manager at DTCP.
Melanie started her career in an advisory firm focused on Investor Relations and Financial Communications, where she did several IPOs and bond emissions. Prior to joining DTCP, she worked in Investor Relations for the publicly listed ISRA VISION AG and successfully worked on the takeover and squeeze-out by Atlas Copco SE.
Melanie completed her banking apprenticeship and holds a bachelor's degree in Communications and Management from the Macromedia University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg.
Michael is Managing Director at DTCP Growth. He is responsible for sourcing investment opportunities and making investment recommendations in Europe.
Michael contributed in DTCP’s investments in Cognigy.AI, Neo4j, Aircall, Signavio (acquired by SAP SE), Pipedrive (acquired by Vista Private Equity), LeanIX, Relayr (acquired by Munich RE), and Fornova.
Michael joined from Bauer Venture Partners. Prior to that, he was a consultant at Otto Group's Corporate Strategy department and helped building one of Germany's leading behavioral retargeting companies, leading their product development.
Michael holds a diploma in business economics from the University of Regensburg
Philipp von Bismarck is Managing Partner at DTCP and a member of the investment committee of DTCP Infra.
He brings more than 20 years of experience as a transactions lawyer and has been deeply involved in digital infrastructure transactions for more than a decade. In this role he has closely accompanied DTCP since its inception and was instrumental in structuring, negotiating, executing and implementing all of its infrastructure related deals.
Prior to joining DTCP, he was Founding Partner of M&A-focused boutique law firm Wendelstein, where he co-led the M&A department. Before that, he held positions at Hengeler Mueller in Frankfurt and Munich and at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York. He currently serves as non-executive Chairman of the Supervisory Board of United Internet AG, a publicly listed telecommunications and internet service provider group.
Philipp studied Law at Ludwig-Maximilans-University of Munich and holds a law degree from the state of Bavaria and a second law degree from the states of Hamburg, Bremen and Schleswig Holstein.
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