The move by Alison Fenton-Willock underscores the competition that exists for private equity professionals with environmental, social and governance experience.
The European firm looks set to join its large buyout peers in establishing a fund line that will seek both financial returns and a positive societal or environmental impact.
Eric Duchon joined the mega-manager this week to oversee efforts to reduce carbon emissions and improve diversity in the firm and its portfolio companies.
The global real estate investor prioritises diverse succession planning and is adding more women to its senior leadership.
Firms are recruiting for responsible investment roles and looking for individuals with skillsets ranging from investor relations to ESG integration.
Recent police killings of African Americans are forcing a national reckoning over how minorities are treated in all parts of society – including in private markets, says the firm’s founder.
Where do private capital firms find senior sustainabilty recruits? And once they have found them, where should they put them?
Bob Lang, who led due diligence on more than 50 private real assets funds for the investment consultant, is turning fundraiser.
Fighting discrimination and enhancing diversity has gone up on private real estate investors' agendas with some demanding more diverse management teams.
Women make up about one in four of senior investment professionals at Neuberger Berman, which employs 'concrete measures' on recruitment and retention.

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