Iron Pillar, a VC firm focused on investing in Indian high growth tech companies, recently onboarded Cyrus Wadia, head of sustainability at Amazon, to guide its companies on sustainability.
ESG & Responsible Investing
Being at the forefront of ESG today means fully integrating it into the investment process rather than viewing ESG as a ‘parallel process’, according to Elin Ljung, director of sustainability and communication at Nordic Capital, one of the most prominent private equity firms in the Nordic region.
Hamburg-based alternative investment specialist Aquila Capital, has published its ESG report for 2019 "Investing in a brighter future".
Apex Group, a global financial services provider, has expanded its well-established ESG Ratings and Advisory service by unveiling a new ratings and scoring platform, which is designed to provide ESG insights to private companies and their investors.
Eurazeo received A+ in each of the four assessment categories relating to its professions within the UN PRI’s most recent survey.
A group of leading private equity investors have joined forces to create the first international network of Initiative Climat International (iCI).
Swiss impact investment manager BlueOrchard Finance Ltd (BlueOrchard) has held the final close of the InsuResilience Investment Fund (IIF) Private Equity Sub-Fund, an initiative to improve access to climate insurance across the developing world.
LGT Capital Partners ESG Report 2020 reveals that 81 per cent of private equity managers already integrate ESG into their investment process, and a large part of the focus is shifting toward climate awareness.
Investindustrial VII (Fund VII) has entered into one of the first European ESG-linked subscription credit facilities.
Octopus Renewables, the specialist clean energy investor arm of Octopus Group, has acquired two UK operational ROC accredited onshore wind farms with a combined capacity of 16.8MW.