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Though widely dubbed ‘anti-ESG’, Florida’s House Bill 3 may actually reinforce the importance of ESG in financial considerations.
Investor capital can advance DE&I by targeting three stages of the investment value chain, writes Stephanie Kater, a partner at The Bridgespan Group.
Partners Group was one of the earliest private equity giants to enter the impact space, raising $500m for its 2018-vintage PG Life I.
(L-R) Jonny Page, Esmee Fairbairn Foundation; Tehmina Haider, L Catterton; Pia Irell, Trill Impact; Toby Mitchenall, New Private Markets
Linking impact or ESG to financial incentives was a big topic at the Impact Investor Global Summit; it is an 'imperative for the industry' that requires investors and managers to adopt an experimental mindset.
Tom Jorgensen, North Sky Capital, at the Impact Investor Global Summit
GP-leds are of particular interest to the mainstream secondaries players, Tom Jorgensen, a managing director at North Sky Capital, said in a video interview at the Impact Investor Global Summit.
Clara Barby, Just Climate (left), Julia Jaskolska, CalPERS (right)
Staking a portion of carried interest on impact performance is still a minority pursuit for GPs, but the arrival of two influential names may cause more managers to have the conversation.
Investors will overlook underdeveloped assessment frameworks if managers show how they will create change, say panellists at Impact Investor Global Summit.
Diane Mak, Allianze Global Investors
Diane Mak, head of impact measurement and management, said linking impact performance to financial incentives ensures a 'higher level of transparency and clarity', in a video interview at the Impact Investor Global Summit.
Impact Investor Global Summit
The cast of characters at this year's Impact Investor Global Summit tells a positive story about how institutional investors are thinking about impact.
Recycling, buildings and natural capital were cited as key areas for investment by panellists at yesterday's Impact Investor Global Summit.

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