Since its founding in 2004, Beekman has continually strived to be a responsible corporate citizen. With a global, diverse investor base and a private equity portfolio with businesses across multiple sectors, we make every effort to apply the tenets of our environmental, social and governance (ESG) policy throughout our network. Our policy continues to evolve and is based on guidelines that are primarily consistent with the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment.
Beekman believes thoughtful management of ESG issues is beneficial to long-term success. Below are a few examples of Beekman and its portfolio companies in action.
During the build out of its new office, Beekman incorporated several environmentally friendly initiatives such as energy-efficient lighting, the elimination of plastic water bottles and the continuation of its double-sided printing policy. Additionally, the firm follows the strict New York City Recycling Program in its New York office.
Another Broken Egg, a Beekman portfolio company, is an operator and franchisor of casual dining restaurants serving southern-inspired breakfast, brunch and lunch menu options. Another Broken Egg is committed to being socially responsible and making changes to lessen its footprint, evidenced by its responsible and sustainable packaging and food sourcing initiatives. To find out more on ABE’s efforts, read here.
Mesmerize, a Beekman portfolio company, is a specialty, out-of-home advertising company. In addition to its three primary areas of focus, the company also produces custom coffee sleeves for cafes, convenience stores and other distribution partners. Each sleeve produced by the company is 100% recyclable and compostable. For more details on Mesmerize’s green efforts, click here.
REVA, a Beekman portfolio company, is the largest dedicated fixed wing air ambulance services provider in the Americas and provides responsive, safe and reliable air transportation and quality medical care through its company-owned and operated fleet of aircraft, experienced pilots and world-class medical staff. REVA has been a part of several hurricane relief efforts over the years, including recovery for Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and Hurricane Irma in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Most recently, in September 2019, REVA contributed to the recovery efforts of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas by flying medical staff and medical supplies to Freeport, Bahamas. More details on REVA’s latest contribution can be found here.
TBG Food Acquisition Corp., a Beekman portfolio company, is a franchise platform company dedicated to acquiring and growing restaurant units of highly recognizable consumer brands in the quick service restaurant industry. During the COVID-19 pandemic, TBG FAC supported campaigns in its community to feed frontline doctors and staff from St. Barnabas Hospital during the most difficult months of the crisis. To read more about our portfolio companies’ contributions to COVID-19 relief efforts, click here.
Twin Boro Physical Therapy Associates, a Beekman portfolio company, is a leading provider of outpatient physical and occupational therapy services throughout the state of New Jersey. During the month of October, Twin Boro encourages its employees and community to wear pink each Friday to raise awareness of breast cancer. To read more about Twin Boro’s efforts to raise awareness, click here.