Anaqua receives Astorg’s annual ESG award
BOSTON, Sep 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Anaqua, the leading provider of innovation and intellectual property management technologies, has been recognized for its environmental, social and governance (ESG) achievements, receiving the annual ESG award of the investment company Astorg, its majority shareholder.
Astorg is a champion of responsible investing, with a mission to reduce risk and increase financial returns of the group’s funds and portfolio companies, while also benefiting society as a whole. Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues are central to Astorg’s business and fully integrated into its policies and processes. Each year, the firm awards the Astorg ESG Award to the portfolio company that achieves the most significant achievements in this area and demonstrates the greatest commitment to Astorg’s ESG program.
Astorg ESG Director Viviana Occhionorelli said: “We presented the ESG 2021 award to Anaqua for her achievements in gender diversity – with women now occupying 40% of leadership positions in the company; ethics – for the deployment of an ethics program incorporating a code of conduct and training policy; and sustainability – for being the first software company in Astorg’s portfolio to calculate its carbon emissions for direct and indirect emissions and to be awarded a silver medal with EcoVadis for its ESG performance.
Anaqua CEO Bob Romeo commented: “We are very proud to receive the ESG 2021 award from Astorg. This reflects the importance we as a company place on sustainability, fairness and responsible business, and the good work we do in these areas.
Anaqua’s Vice President of Human Resources, Susan Grover, added: “It is an honor to receive the Astorg ESG Award, which recognizes our continued efforts in all three pillars. This initiative aligns directly with our core values and we are committed to continuing to move towards global sustainability. “
Anaqua, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated intellectual property (IP) management technology solutions and services. Anaqua’s AQX platform combines best practice workflows with big data analytics and technology services to create an intelligent environment designed to inform IP strategy, enable IP decision making, and streamline IP operations. Today, nearly half of the top 100 applicants for U.S. patents and global trademarks, as well as a growing number of law firms around the world, are using Anaqua’s solutions. Over one million intellectual property executives, lawyers, paralegals, administrators and innovators use the platform for their intellectual property management needs. The company’s global operations are based in Boston, with offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit anaqua.com, or on LinkedIn.
Astorg is a global private equity firm with over € 12 billion in assets under management. The company works with entrepreneurs and management teams to acquire market-leading global companies headquartered in Europe or the United States, providing them with the strategic advice, governance and capital they need to achieve their goals. growth goals. Astorg benefits from a distinct entrepreneurial culture, a long-term shareholder perspective and a light decision-making body. The company has valuable industry expertise in software, healthcare, business-to-business professional services, and technology-based industrial businesses. Astorg has offices in London, Paris, New York, Frankfurt, Milan and Luxembourg. For more information about Astorg, please visit: www.astorg.com. Follow Astorg on LinkedIn.