Market forces began pressuring institutional investors to reconsider exposure to the fossil fuel industry long before the Biden administration took office in January.
The industry veteran will lead a new capital formation team at Quinbrook, having previously served as managing director at BlackRock.
Hanna Ideström, AP4
In today's letter: In conversation with AP4. Plus: Chicago Teachers' CIO on race in private markets, Impact Investment Group spies a debt fund opportunity and more.
Angela Miller-May
The CIO of Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund explains what actions some LPs are expecting their managers to have taken after committing to diversity initiatives last year.
‘Most people think of the climate crisis as physical risk’: Bill Green, founder of Climate Adaptive Infrastructure, tells New Private Markets about the other pitfalls of high-carbon investments.
Waterland's ESG-linked sub line, the Church of England endowment sharpens up on diversity, LGT's 2021 ESG report and more.
Johanna Raynal, Swedfund
The Swedish DFI had a mandate to reduce poverty and has been 'impact investing for 40 years'; it wants to work with GPs with similar ESG priorities.
Hanna Ideström, AP4
The Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund is focusing on renewable energy, resource efficiency and energy transition, and will access those trends 'regardless of asset class'.
Diversity, strong governance and no slides with 'SDG rainbows': what the £8.5bn Church of England endowment wants to see from prospective managers.
The fund makes primary, secondaries and direct co-investments in funds and businesses 'with a clear focus on environmental impact'.

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