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The UK insurer’s investment management unit has hired debt and ESG specialist Shuen Chan to lead its real assets group’s expanded ESG strategy.
conceptual scene, climate change
David Russell, head of responsible investment at the UK's biggest private pension, discusses how the private equity industry is reacting to climate change.
The local government rejected plans by Britain’s ninth busiest airport to grow its passenger limit from 10 million to 12 million on environmental grounds.
Diversity in private equity
Diversity dominated discussion at IPEM 2020 in Cannes – but will these words turn into action?
Virginie Morgon, Eurazeo
Eurazeo chief executive Virginie Morgon says the private equity industry has 'enormous responsibility' to address inequality and the consequences of climate change.
Although both issues are increasingly industry talking points, they are a priority for only a few LPs, and lack of gender balance in GPs is rarely a deal-breaker, writes Amy Carroll.
Tram in Florence
Thierry Déau, founder and CEO of Meridiam, on how environmental, social and governance criteria can be factored into long-term infrastructure development.
Five institutional investors proffer their thoughts on one of the biggest talking points of the moment across alternatives – environmental, social and governance – and what action they want to see from GPs.
Investors are also demanding better reporting from managers if they are to proceed with their ESG targets.
The fund will lend money to firms offering access to clean energy solutions for both households and business in emerging markets.

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