Eurazeo has launched O+, an ESG initiative which the company says will promote the drive towards low carbon and a more inclusive economy, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
“You have to make stuff happen rather than just talking about it” – Q&A with #100blackinterns initiator Wol Kolade
Wol Kolade (pictured), managing partner of London-based private equity firm Livingbridge, is one of the brains behind the #100blackinternscampaign. Over 100 firms in the City of London have signed up to the program so far, offering internships in finance to people of colour, in only six to eight weeks. Private Equity Wire sat down with Kolade to learn more.
A list of 80 City investment management firms have agreed to back an initiative to increase black representation within key functions in portfolio management and finance.
Eurazeo has signed the gender diversity charter drawn up by the association France Invest by which private equity firms commit to achieving gender-balanced representation within their firms and portfolio companies.