The Sustainable Development Goals are focusing strategies on the continent, but surviving the pandemic will bring additional challenges.
Impact is no longer a distinct asset class but is being embraced as an investment style, says Michael Etzel, partner at impact consultancy Bridgespan Group.
Bamboo Capital Partners’ $500m SDG fund has continued to attract interest because its returns are now closer to what’s available in wider capital markets, says managing partner Florian Kemmerich.
Managing director Paul Yett has been named as Hamilton Lane’s new director of ESG and sustainability.
Speaking in a teaser for PEI’s inaugural Responsible Investment Forum: Tokyo, Sayaka Takatsuka, senior director at impact firm Shinsei, said domestic LPs were still getting to grips with the strategy.
Ardian is redesigning its approach to buyout investing through a new sustainability measurement methodology.