Citizenship

Citizenship

We believe that being a good corporate citizen is good business practice and creates long-term value for our investors. Find more details in our Corporate Citizenship Reports.

2014 Corporate Citizenship Report

As our global reach grows, so does our responsibility to manage the environmental, social and governance aspects of our business. The Carlyle Edge is at work creating not just stronger companies but also better communities.

RESPONSIBLE INVESTING

Considering the environmental, social and governance (ESG) implications of our investments enables us to be good stewards of the capital committed to us by our investors as well as being good corporate citizens. Please see our Guidelines for Responsible Investment here.

GOVERNANCE

Carlyle has a clear and effective framework that enables us to uphold the highest ethical and business standards across the firm. Maintaining Carlyle’s good name and the good names of our investors is paramount.

ONE COMMUNITY

Diverse teams and experiences bring tremendous value to our firm and the alternative asset industry. We work to cultivate an environment rich in different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. We also encourage our employees to get involved where they live, work and invest through our volunteer and wealth sharing programs.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Our investments have a meaningful impact on hundreds of thousands of employees and on the communities in which we invest. As part of our investment process, we evaluate workforce issues, including labor issues, health and safety, and employee benefits.

ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP

Environmental considerations play a significant – and growing – role in our investment practices and the operations of our portfolio companies. As part of our investment process, we evaluate environmental risks and seek opportunities for value creation through sustainabilityty.