ESG and D&I
IR priorities are defined by LP priorities. That’s a given. But I believe that even firms not currently subjected to stringent ESG-related due diligence should voluntarily incorporate ESG in their investment process and portfolio management – or at the very least start thinking about it.
Mar 19, 2021
Advent International is the private equity firm with the best inclusion and diversity performance, while Kinnevik in Stockholm takes the top spot among venture capital firms, according to the Equality Group Inclusive PE & VC Index 2021 released earlier this month.
Mar 10, 2021
“While ESG investing has crawled out of its infancy, it remains early days,” the authors of Bain’s 2021 Global Private Equity Report write. “Making it work takes the same level of commitment and ambition firms devote to developing any new differentiated capability.”
Mar 2, 2021
Teachers’ Retirement System of Texas's investment management division (IMD) plans to recommend adding formal ESG language to its overall investment policy statement. Head of ESG Lauren Gellhaus presented the new ESG approach for the pension plan to the board on Friday.
Mar 2, 2021