Responsible investment policy
Input and correlations relevant to theme
As a large company, we can support social developments through investments, for example in a sustainable energy system. In making investments, we take these aspects into account and use criteria that stimulate social development.
Stakeholders expect a clear picture of the value that Alliander realises and stable financial results. Sustainable value creation is an increasing priority for them. As a large company, we can support social developments through investments, for example in a sustainable energy system.
Our long-term objective
Our objective is to remain a creditworthy company. Continuously outperform the sector in terms of costs and operational excellence. Solid profits within the boundaries of what is permitted in the regulated domain. This is vital to implement our strategy and play a facilitating role in the energy transition.
Contribution from Alliander
In 2019, we invested a total of €755 million in our networks. In doing so, we created sustainable value for our stakeholders and retained our solid A rating. In the interests of our providers of capital, we seek to strike the right balance between an adequate shareholder return and the protection of bond holders and other providers of debt capital, while preserving the flexibility to invest and grow.
Relationship with Alliander impact model: financial capital
A high rating has a favourable impact on our investment costs such as interest rates and facilitates our access to the capital market.
Correlation with strategy
Financeability, long-term regulatory focus