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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, 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.
Natural capital is becoming both a distinct impact strategy and an aperture through which to view an entire portfolio for risk management and value creation opportunities.
A butterfly is attracted to some purple flowers on a green plant under a blue sky
All eyes are on Montreal as COP15 looks to deliver an international commitment on biodiversity retention and restoration that can replicate the impact of the Paris Climate Accords.
A biodiversity net gain rule in the UK, which is expected to come into effect in late 2023, is “moving up investors’ agendas”, Aviva Investors, says.
The firm described its new fund as 'the next step in the evolution of AXA IM Alts’ current natural capital offering'.

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