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New Private Markets 2023 influencers
Some will run game-changing investment programmes, while others will shape the frameworks that define sustainable investment.
Bhavika Vyas, Chandra Gopinathan, Julia Jaskolska
Six limited partners in private markets funds describe their sustainability 'bugbears': what GPs can say or do that dissuades them from committing capital.
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LPs including AP6, Hamilton Lane and Harvard tell the Principles for Responsible Investment they are looking more carefully at how general partners manage ESG risks internally and within their portfolio companies.
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In the world of private real estate there are numerous ways to create a sustainability team.
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The risks and opportunities associated with nature are a major action item for general partners this year, according to senior ESG and sustainability execs.
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A continuation fund could be 'the perfect mechanism' to connect capital to assets that need to be greened.
UBS will run a process to move The Norsk Gjenvinning Group into a continuation fund, as secondaries investors are beginning to take a closer look at impact funds.
The Science-Based Targets initiative is Wellcome's 'preferred verification initiative', it wrote in its annual report.
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Measurement has become one of the defining elements of impact investing; how do managers in impact’s most popular theme – climate – measure up?
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Real estate owners are increasingly setting net-zero goals. But the industry is behind schedule if it wants to decarbonise by 2050.

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