Our 2023 Sustainable Investment Report

Now in its fourth year, our annual Sustainable Investment report is an opportunity for us to share with you how we and our portfolio have been improving our impact in 2023. Whilst there is always more that can be done, we are proud to continually push our partner brands, ourselves, and our community to be

B Corp Month 2024: Our model for sustainable brands

Our model for moving forward together It’s March which means it is B Corp Month, a month-long campaign to promote and celebrate the benefits of B Corp certification. We are so proud to have invested in 7 certified brands and to have welcomed The Thinking Traveller and Bloom & Wild to the community this year.

Learnings from our Sustainability Roundtable

Last month, we invited the Sustainability Champions from our portfolio to our first and inaugural Sustainability Roundtable. It was an opportunity for those leading on sustainability in our partner brands to share ideas and discuss challenges. While every company has its own specific challenges in driving positive change that are tied to their business models,

Piper's Sustainable Investment Impact Report 2022

As our ESG Lead, I am delighted to share our third Sustainable Investment report. You can read the full report HERE. With our recent exit and reinvestment into leading ethical jewellery brand Monica Vinader, we are seeing increased evidence that sustainability is not only the right thing to do but it also drives profits. We

Our new Sustainable Investment report

When we presented our first Sustainable Investment report to you a year ago, the world was still creaking back to life after a year and a half of pandemic lockdowns. None of us knew then that while the worst of Covid was behind us, 2022 would be a year of war, a cost of living crisis and,

Do consumers really care about saving the world?

‘Do consumers really care about saving the world?’ Posed in a purposefully obtuse manner by a member of the audience, it nevertheless managed to generate an animated response from the panel that we were asked to join at the annual FUTR Summit earlier in the year. Reading the recently-released Waitrose Food & Drink Report, it’s
At Piper, we are constantly looking to work with founders to grow brands that help consumers look after the world around them. We recognise the need for trade-offs and compromises in balancing sustainability and consumer expectations, as well as ensuring prices stay competitive.