Since our founding, Vector has been committed to responsible investment policies that comply with applicable laws and regulations while identifying risks for our investors and portfolio companies. Thus, we have integrated ESG guidelines into our due-diligence, investment decision-making, and on-going portfolio management processes. We believe these guidelines contribute to the long-term success of our investments and also enhance the communities in which we operate. Given our focus on technology investments, we have identified six key ESG focus areas that are routinely reviewed as part of our due-diligence process. Vector’s ESG diligence checklist includes, but is not limited to: