Acuity Brands

Atlanta, Georgia, United States (U.S.A.)www.acuitybrands.com/
Invested through
  • Triodos Pioneer Impact Fund
Asset ClassesListed equity
Impact strategyImpact Equities and Bonds
Bloomberg tickerAYI US
ISIN codeUS00508Y1029
Aligned with SDGs

Acuity Brands is the North American market leader and one of the world’s leading providers of lighting and building management solutions. The company aims to drive the industry’s transformation to smart lighting and energy management solutions to help redefine how people live, work and play. The company’s solutions include devices such as luminaires, lighting controls, controllers for various building systems, power supplies, prismatic skylights, and drivers, as well as integrated systems designed to optimize energy efficiency and comfort for various indoor and outdoor applications.

Investment rationale

Acuity generates 70% of its revenue from LED-based products. These LED-based lighting solutions help consumers and businesses to conserve energy because LED is a more energy efficient solution than conventional lighting. To illustrate this, Acuity believes that its LED luminaires have saved 7.1b kwh in energy, which is equivalent to the annual CO2 emissions of 870.000 homes. Furthermore, Acuity also sells intelligent lighting controllers and sensors, to enable smart use of electricity and thus contributing to energy saving.