Climate funds and the impact measurement challenge
Measurement has become one of the defining elements of impact investing; how do managers in impact’s most popular theme – climate – measure up?
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In brief: Summa’s 4 circular economy investment opportunities
A recent report by the Swedish GP provided a 'pragmatic' guide to investment opportunities in a market estimated to be worth €1.5tn by 2040.
Even with the sustainability tailwind, fundraising is not plain-sailing
Impact and sustainability remain high on LP wish lists, but a heterogeneous investor universe makes fundraising a difficult exercise.
Managers’ approach to DE&I in three charts
Meketa's annual GP survey showed what 528 GPs thought about a series of DE&I questions.
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Eight asset owners with climate allocations
Some of the world’s biggest pension funds and insurance companies – including the New York State Common Retirement Fund, Canada’s PSP Investments, NN Group and Varma Mutual – are on the lookout for climate-related investment opportunities.
Private markets firms will turn their attention to nature in 2023
The risks and opportunities associated with nature are a major action item for general partners this year, according to senior ESG and sustainability execs.
Eight people who will shape sustainable private markets in 2023
Some will run game-changing investment programmes, while others will shape the frameworks that define sustainable investment.
How the PRI stays relevant in a changing ESG landscape
As regulation and voluntary initiatives are starting to create alignment around ESG expectations in private equity, how does the PRI maintain its allure for private equity firms?
Employee Ownership Programmes: How do they affect returns for LPs?
Employee ownership programmes, which seek to build wealth among company workers, are gaining traction in the private equity industry. Are investors losing out on upside, or benefiting from increased value creation?
ESG covenants are on the rise in private credit, says Redington
Nearly half of private credit managers had included one in a deal when surveyed last year, said Sarah Miller, senior vice-president at the investment consulting firm, in a video interview at the Impact Investor Global Summit.
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Under the hood of debt-for-nature swaps
The sovereign debt restructuring facility seems capable of solving numerous challenges simultaneously but has some way to go before it becomes an easily replicable way of protecting natural capital.