Greenwashing biggest threat to impact investing, say LPs

Standardised impact reporting is the key development that will drive the future success of impact, according the Rede Partners Private Markets & Sustainability Report.

In brief: Private debt lags behind private equity on ESG, Malk finds

ESG adviser Malk Partners finds only 64% of credit funds incorporate ESG into their investment processes.

LPs in impact are no longer accepting a ‘trade off’ with financial returns

More than 90% of LPs say they require impact funds to perform in-line or better than their generalist private equity benchmark, according to a survey by Rede Partners.



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Eight asset owners with climate allocations

Some of the world’s biggest pension funds and insurance companies – including the New York State Common Retirement Fund, Canada’s PSP Investments, NN Group and Varma Mutual – are on the lookout for climate-related investment opportunities.

Private markets firms will turn their attention to nature in 2023

The risks and opportunities associated with nature are a major action item for general partners this year, according to senior ESG and sustainability execs.

Eight people who will shape sustainable private markets in 2023

Some will run game-changing investment programmes, while others will shape the frameworks that define sustainable investment.

How the PRI stays relevant in a changing ESG landscape

As regulation and voluntary initiatives are starting to create alignment around ESG expectations in private equity, how does the PRI maintain its allure for private equity firms?

Employee Ownership Programmes: How do they affect returns for LPs?

Employee ownership programmes, which seek to build wealth among company workers, are gaining traction in the private equity industry. Are investors losing out on upside, or benefiting from increased value creation?

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