How impact funds could navigate choppy fundraising waters

Despite many private fund investors slowing their pace of allocations, there are a handful of reasons for those raising impact capital to be more optimistic than their mainstream peers.

A ‘call to action’ that will not be ignored

A coalition of investors with $11trn in assets has told private markets managers exactly what it needs, and when, in terms of climate action and disclosure.

How private markets investors will think about carbon in the future

Scope 4 emissions and carbon-adjusted earnings were some of the cutting edge ideas on the menu at this week’s Responsible Investment Forum: Europe.

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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?

10 LPs with diverse or emerging manager allocations

MassPRIM, Northwestern Mutual and LACERA are among investors that have set aside capital to invest in firms owned by women or minorities and newly established funds. Our list includes allocation sizes, investment criteria and a point of contact.

Should I sign up to the UN Global Compact?

A number of private markets firms have signed up to the principles-based initiative, including most recently Inflexion.

Why investors are choosing tailored mandates over impact fund investments

Investors are appointing GPs to deploy impact allocations through direct and co-investments – as investor demand outpaces the market of established impact funds.

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