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Private equity managers highlight importance of UN Sustainable Development Goals to address key environmental and social challenges

Private equity managers highlight importance of UN Sustainable Development Goals to address key environmental and social challenges

An overwhelming majority (90 per cent) of private equity managers believe the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will help the financial industry address pressing environmental and social challenges, according to a new study by LGT Capital Partners.

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How 2020 accelerates generational shift towards sustainable investing

How 2020 accelerates generational shift towards sustainable investing

By Kinson Lo, founder, Dot Investing – As we creep towards the end of a year that has already felt longer than 12 months for most, a notable shift in the mindset of investors could be one positive change to remember 2020 for. Awareness of climate change, and environmental activism, have been gathering momentum across wider society for a number of years.

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Full ESG integration on the horizon

Full ESG integration on the horizon

Several factors are fuelling increasing integration of sustainable investment practices among Limited Partners (LPs) and General Partners (GPs). Growing knowledge, enhanced reporting requirements and improved understanding of the connection between environment, social and governance (ESG) factors and returns are all driving a sharper need for investment which is more socially conscious.