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In a world of imperfect data, LPs will search for visual evidence of diversity. They should take care when doing so.
It’s a private fund innovation that could be a force for good, but some investors may struggle with it.
While the energy transition can seem like an insurmountable task, innovations in private markets give reason for hope.
These increasingly popular assets’ environmental impact and vulnerability to climate change merit closer attention.
A demand that the $206bn state pension consider only ‘pecuniary’ factors when investing does little to change its sizeable private markets programme.
HitecVision’s successful fundraise shows that investors are ready to embrace green propositions from firms embedded in the oil and gas sector.
Regulation, decarbonisation and data standardisation were among the themes from H1 2022.
Scott Farquhar, Mike Cannon-Brookes and Andrew Forrest are investing directly in renewables, signalling a new approach among the wealthiest.
The watered-down climate bill is nevertheless a more holistic attempt to foster the realities of the energy transition.
The SEC has proposed the abolition of ‘preferential transparency’ enshrined in side letters, which are often a vehicle for ESG requests.

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