solar energy farm
The credit fund and a similarly-focused equity fund are expected to close in 2023, so Blackstone may soon have up to $13bn of dedicated capital for near-term energy transition investing.
Eight of the world’s 10 biggest private equity firms are now signatories to the PRI, which is due to resume its reporting process this year.
Jim Roth, Zamo Capital
Veteran impact investor Jim Roth identifies the three themes he believe will dominate the year ahead.
The Science-Based Targets initiative has become the dominant global body for validating emissions reductions targets.
Organogram of a team
In the world of private real estate there are numerous ways to create a sustainability team.
Two consultants strike a partnership to raise €150m for specialist impact fund commitments – joining a growing number of impact fund-of-funds.
Tawny owl, scientific name: Strix aluco. Close up of an adult owl perched on a fence in a summer meadow filled with colourful yellow buttercups and grasses.
The risks and opportunities associated with nature are a major action item for general partners this year, according to senior ESG and sustainability execs.
Ken Mehlman, KKR
Beyond the 'mega theme' of climate investing, KKR is prioritising investments that prepare workers for a changing labour market, says impact co-head Ken Mehlman.
a dollar sign beign plugged in to electrical socket
A continuation fund could be 'the perfect mechanism' to connect capital to assets that need to be greened.
UBS will run a process to move The Norsk Gjenvinning Group into a continuation fund, as secondaries investors are beginning to take a closer look at impact funds.

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