The Church of England's deputy director of ethics at its pension board, Stephen Barrie, insists that GPs should have the capacity to analyse, understand and act on ESG data.
Echoing the increasingly urgent public discussion around global warming and its impact, more investors are voicing their climate concerns, and goals, to their GPs.
The UK insurer’s investment management unit has hired debt and ESG specialist Shuen Chan to lead its real assets group’s expanded ESG strategy.
Simon Witney, special counsel at Debevoise & Plimpton, says he doesn't see ESG and financial returns as a trade-off.
The lower risk of blended finance structures could appeal to private equity investors seeking both impact and returns.
David Russell, head of responsible investment at the UK's biggest private pension, discusses how the private equity industry is reacting to climate change.
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec vice-president and chief stewardship investing officer Bertrand Millot discusses how the pension communicates its needs to external private equity managers.
More work is needed to make standardised data on ESG available for smaller companies in the leveraged loan markets.
Significant exposure to family office capital has prompted fundraising platforms to seek out impact opportunities.
As GRESB passes the 10-year mark, Lisa Fu puts the industry’s yardstick under the microscope