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Document requests suggests SEC sees climate, ethical risks essential to fiduciary duty
A survey by Bain & Company and ILPA showed that an overwhelming majority of LPs would walk away from opportunities that raised ESG concerns
The American Investment Council's new chair says growing membership, notably among private credit firms, is a priority as the group aims to educate others about the private equity industry and its impact on business.
Pioneering fund managers are making the ultimate GP prize – carried interest – contingent on impact or ESG metrics. Is this the future?
Executives from four firms that have broken ground in the space – Carlyle, EQT, BPEA and InfraRed – discuss the future of sustainability-linked debt facilities.
ESG sustainability social finance investment environment
A series of sustainability-focused deals in 2021 gave fresh significance to a relatively young market.
Many do not feel they should take greater responsibility for their carbon footprints, but US GPs are nonetheless taking action, according to a survey of 358 private equity executives.
The SEC is working on 'consistent, comparable and decision-useful' ESG disclosures for public companies, SEC chair Gary Gensler says, and he's under pressure to expand any new ESG rules to private funds. As governments and industry work toward a universal system, savvy advisers should focus on what matters. An ESG metrics primer: Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria are a group of standards used by socially conscious investors to screen investments.
The approach to ESG is evolving and market participants are developing their own thinking as to how environmental, social and governance issues will shape their activities.
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