Climate funds and the impact measurement challenge
Measurement has become one of the defining elements of impact investing; how do managers in impact’s most popular theme – climate – measure up?
RESEARCH & REPORTS
Costs a barrier to ESG adoption, Dechert GP survey finds
A survey of 100 GPs found that EMEA managers think they the front runners in portfolio-level diversity.
Three steps to reducing VC’s gender funding gap
Village Capital-led research finds that more 'comprehensive and data-driven' decision-making materially reduces the gender fundraising gap.
In brief: ESG shortcomings not a reason for declining re-ups, says Monument LP survey
LPs ranked climate and other impact opportunities behind spin outs and distressed assets as key themes for 2023.
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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?
In brief: CalPERS’ private debt programme conducts ESG due diligence
CalPERS is an influential LP with a $9.2bn allocation to private debt and often writes cheques above the $1bn mark.
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False ESG claims will come out in the wash
Increasing transparency will leave greenwashers with nowhere to hide; the industry will be better for it.