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A New Jersey pension allocated $600m to the investment strategy.
The North American firm is seeking $400 million for its successor vehicle to a strategy targeting ‘catalytic’ sustainable infrastructure investments.
The initiative is mentioned in the firm's '2021 ESG Update' document.
The firm is gathering carbon emissions data across its portfolio and plans to put ESG into deal sourcing with new director Allegra Day.
As firms embrace sustainability, GPs still investing in hydrocarbons should consider segmenting that part of their business, said the EQT boss.
Microsoft, FirstEnergy and ESF Group are investors in Energy Impact Partners’ second fund.
Software investment giant Vista says it finds portfolio company engagement on climate issues can be a challenge.
Many investors opt to exclude and divest from high-emitting assets – but the Church of England prefers to invest and engage.
The organisation, which originated in France to bring together private equity firms to work on climate, will have an active Scandinavian chapter 'by the end of the year'.
Many leading PE firms are still investing in fossil fuels. If they want to be seen as leaders in the energy transition, they need to stop now or do a much better job of explaining their position.

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