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Private infrastructure has a 'big advantage' over other asset classes in addressing biodiversity issues, according to a panellist at Infrastructure Investor Network Global Summit in Berlin.
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SWEN’s Blue Ocean Fund has closed above target and joins a small group deploying capital to preserve ocean health.
The debt fund will use a blended model to target foundations, family offices, high-net-worth individuals.
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.
Denise Odaro, PAI Partners
The European private equity firm plans to set a decarbonisation plan at both the GP and portfolio level in the coming year, says Denise Odaro, head of ESG & sustainability.
Alvar de Wolff, Bregal Capital
Alvar de Wolff, managing director, head of ESG and responsible investing at Bregal Investments, tells New Private Markets what the firm is thinking about nature-based risks and opportunities in 2023.
Tang Zongzhong BPEA EQT
The private markets firm is working with peers on the topic of biodiversity, says Tang Zongzhong, head of sustainability at BPEA EQT in Singapore.
Shami Nissan, Actis
Advancement in sustainability-linked credit has sharpened focus on measuring, reporting and verification, says Actis head of sustainability Shami Nissan.
Adam Heltzer, Ares Global Management
Ares Global Management also plans to build its 'institutional capacity for engaging on decarbonisation', in the coming year, says Adam Heltzer.
Adinah Shackleton, head of ESG at Permira
Permira has hired a climate specialist to support portfolio level decarbonisation, and some of Permira's portfolio companies are setting science-based emissions reduction targets, says Shackleton.

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