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We take a look at how the Los Angeles pension’s programme to back diverse and minority-owned PE managers has performed and evolved over more than a decade.
Six venture-investing LPs share their views in a virtual roundtable on the impact of covid-19, communications, due diligence, diversity and healthtech.
Whether you condone a carrot or stick approach, implementing a rigid recruitment policy makes sense for a sector still sorely lacking in diversity.
"Asset managers responsible for trillions in investments, issuers, lenders, credit rating agencies, analysts, index providers, stock exchanges – nearly all types of market participants – use ESG as a significant driver in decision-making, capital allocation, pricing, and value assessments"
JANA says it ‘will not recommend any AMP Capital strategies to clients or recommend that clients add to existing investments’ due to concerns over the firm’s decision-making and culture.
Private real estate veteran Sonny Kalsi is pushing aggressive recruiting policies at BentallGreenOak before the momentum fades from this summer’s protests against racial injustice. Measures include a 66.7% minorities and women minimum recruitment target and financial penalties for missing it.
The report signals that it's 'stepping up' its commitment to ESG principles both in terms of how the firm acquires businesses but also how it manages its existing assets, Chris Leslie explains.
In light of the ‘critical moment’ in which the world finds itself, Arup’s Orion Fulton outlines a plan for a sustainable US recovery that goes beyond renewables and building new infrastructure.
Last year saw the Paris-based asset manager targeting 272 companies on the basis of gender diversity concerns, up 369% compared to 2018.
Fighting discrimination and enhancing diversity has gone up on private real estate investors' agendas with some demanding more diverse management teams.

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