ESG/Community

Overview

  • DPC has a strong commitment to ESG issues, both at our firm and our portfolio companies

Philanthropy

  • White/DPC Charitable Foundation: Foundation established to support organizations and communities in need
  • DPC Portfolio Involvement: DPC encourages each portfolio company to support at least one organization in their community
  • DPC Volunteerism: DPC offers three paid days per year to all DPC employees to allow for community service

White Family and White/DPC foundation support includes:

Inclusion Hiring

  • Hiring: Inclusion practices as part of hiring processes and data review of inclusion hiring practices at both DPC and our portfolio companies

Environmental

  • Third Party Diligence: We use a third party to conduct environmental diligence on new platforms and are in process of exploring ways to expand our third party ESG diligence

Governance

  • Investor Transparency: In addition to our quarterly letters and yearly conference, we provide a mid-year outlook to all investors, invite investor participation at our CEO summit, and use a third-party administrator to produce our returns
  • Portfolio Leadership Communication: We have periodic conference calls with (i) our CEO/Chairpersons to provide DPC updates and discuss pertinent topics and (ii) our CHROs and CFOs to discuss current focus areas and challenges for each function across our portfolio
  • Portfolio Company Objectivity: We seek to engage outside board members (which in some instances may be a senior advisor) for our portfolio companies

There is no guarantee DPC will be able to successfully implement its ESG Policy or any strategy related to ESG or make investments in companies that create a positive ESG impact while achieving its investment strategy.