The access to capital factor reflects the company's ability to attract debt and share capital, as well as the cost of capital to the company. It may include:
• Lower cost of capital due to improved risk profile and stability of cash flows
• Improved access to long-term debt due to meeting certain environmental and social
• Increased ability to attract capital due to superior environmental or social performance.
debt and equity
For companies sponsoring Mayflower initiatives especially those of Empowerment and Environmental development we anticipate a strong potential for improved access to capital.