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Luma Equity joins NREP, 2150 and Velo Capital in forming Urban Partners, a group of companies committed to making cities more sustainable.
The CEE manager hopes accreditation will make it "more visible" to investors with a sustainability bent, says head of ESG Monika Nachyla.
Gains have been made at board level, but gender diversity at asset level is proving harder to promote.
The fintech manager hopes to raise $70m-$75m to invest in companies beyond the firm's early-stage sweet spot, according to a market source.
Conduit Capital is targeting $500m in commitments for its sustainable credit platform and is launching a fund of funds.
Charity cheque
Charitable endeavours are a welcome part of corporate citizenship, but should be presented carefully to limited partners.
The Article 9 fund has a €250m target and will invest in companies that provide solutions for the decarbonisation of real assets.
Dollar bills wrapped in an band with impact written on it
Despite the emergence of big-ticket specialist strategies, generalist impact funds are still raising capital amid a tougher fundraising environment.
The listed private markets firm will gather data on areas such as CO2 emissions, employee turnover and data maturity across its PE and infrastructure portfolios.
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.

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