Kerogen Capital is committed to playing a role in the transition to a lower carbon future

Our Climate Strategy

“Now more than ever before we all need to play our part in delivering a carbon neutral future but the pace of change needs to be accelerated if we are to reach net zero in time.”
- Jason Cheng, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Kerogen Capital

Kerogen’s strategic priorities of decarbonisation

Carbon neutral from 2020
Adhering to a carbon-light investment strategy
Reducing the carbon intensity of operations from our producing portfolio by 50% by 2030
Committing to transparency in climate related reporting and to align our disclosures with the recommendations set out by TCFD
Impactful offsetting of our remaining carbon emissions
Advocating for industry change towards a carbon neutral world

Kerogen’s Carbon-Light Investment Strategy

Investment Selection
As part of our carbon-light investment strategy, our project screening and review process determines which investments will be funded. Criteria include the following:
Subsurface
Geography
Net zero geography
Gas Weighting
Low Carbon Reservoir
Digitally Enabled
Long term
repurposing potential
Short / Medium term GHG reduction measures
GHG Monitoring
GHG Reduction Measures
Power from Renewables
Carbon Capture & Storage
Green Hydrogen
Offshore Wind / Energy Cluster
Offshore Wind / Energy Cluster
Portfolio Management
We aim to ensure the portfolio company’s strategy and management remain aligned with our own carbon neutral strategy.
Our carbon-light investment strategy constitutes on a small part of our broader decarbonisation strategy which you can read about in more detail.
ESG principles are a vital component of Kerogen’s commitment to responsible investment.
Kerogen’s latest ESG Policy Statement
We are committed to the achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We have used the UN SDGs to align our investment strategy with opportunities in which we believe we can achieve a positive impact.
The Sustainable Development Goals are a collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations in 2016 to tackle poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. The goals were developed to replace the Millennium Developments Goals.

Responsible Investing Guidelines

Kerogen has been a signatory to the United Nations supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) since 2014. PRI is a globally recognised institutional framework, which acts as a voluntary code to assist institutional investors to further safeguard their investments by incorporating ESG assessments into investment practices.
KEROGEN IS ALIGNED TO THE PRI PRINCIPLES:
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We will incorporate ESG issues into investment analysis and decision-making processes.
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We will be active owners and incorporate ESG issues into our ownership policies and practices.
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We will seek appropriate disclosure on ESG issues by the entities in which we invest.
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We will promote acceptance and implementation of the Principles within the investment industry.
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We will work together to enhance our effectiveness in implementing the Principles.
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We will each report on our activities and progress towards implementing the Principles.
Kerogen’s 2019 Transparency Report
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Kerogen achieved the following ratings in 2019:
A+
Private Equity module
A
Strategy & Governance module

Kerogen’s Responsible Investing Framework

Health and Safety

  • Health and safety policy and culture
  • Accident prevention
  • Occupational health
  • Process safety
  • Worksite security

Environmental Sustainability

  • Environmentally responsible policy and culture
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • International standards of environmental management
  • Monitoring and reporting of all environmental incidents

Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Corporate social responsibility policy and culture
  • Community engagement and dialogue
  • Training and development of local staff
  • Infrastructure and social investment
  • Local content and domestic market obligations
  • Data privacy and cybersecurity
  • Diversity & inclusion

Corporate Governance

  • Code of conduct
  • Anti-fraud, anti-bribery and anti-corruption policies
  • KYC reputational background checks
  • Procurement policies
  • Compliance with all applicable laws
  • OFAC and United Nations sanctions
  • Transparency and reporting