Shami Nissan, Actis
Actis is also aiming for 50% AUM in climate solutions by 2030 and is 'quite confident' it can hit target, says head of sustainability Shami Nissan.
Adinah Shackleton, head of ESG at Permira
Focusing on a fund rather than the entire portfolio means engaging with companies from day one, so the GP can align with management teams from the beginning, says head of ESG Adinah Shackleton.
Asper IM’s greenfield fund develops low-carbon heating solutions and decarbonises existing heating systems in the UK.
The Canadian pension, alongside IKAV, is looking to make California’s second-largest oil and gas producer a 'net-neutral' emitter by 2033, its sustainable energies head Bruce Hogg tells us.
CalPERS is an influential LP with a $9.2bn allocation to private debt and often writes cheques above the $1bn mark.
DE&I Women
Women are no longer confined to support roles in the industry. But they are still to find an equal footing with men.
The firm opted to close in November 2022 rather than continue into 2023 due to 'market conditions', according to co-founder Ross Iverson.
Christine Chang has joined from Big Society Capital to develop Apposite's health-focused impact agenda.
Fund managers cannot keep up with bespoke LP data demands and industry standardisation initiatives. Both LPs and GPs need to be ready to listen and compromise.
A survey of 100 GPs found that EMEA managers think they the front runners in portfolio-level diversity.

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