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VIDEO: The A-Z of impact investing

The breadth of impact investing was on show at the recent GIIN Investor Forum in Paris.

Wanted: ESG credentials for infrastructure

Vehicles operating in the space are increasingly targeting sustainable projects due to LP demand and goals set by the United Nations.
Cannes, France - July 3, 2017: A view of the Vieux Port, the Old Port of Cannes, and Le Suquet district, the old town, in the background

StepStone Europe head: responsible investment is ‘challenge of the future’

The next generation of investors are increasingly interested in how returns are made, rather than just how big they are, partner David Jeffrey tells the IPEM conference in Cannes.

Private infrastructure at ‘a tipping point’, says JP Morgan

ESG has become a ‘matter of strategic positioning’ rather than the ‘compliance consideration’ it used to be, according to the group.
Gender divide

Recruitment quotas won’t fix PE’s gender problem

Private equity's diversity issue goes deeper than firms not seeing enough female candidates.

AIIB to invest $500m in sustainable infra-related bonds in emerging Asia

Through this initiative, the multilateral development bank is aiming to promote infrastructure as an asset class, develop debt capital markets for infrastructure and promote ESG in emerging Asia.

New Energy lifts fundraising cap to $500m for second credit fund

The infrastructure shop is raising another pool of capital to fund energy efficient infrastructure after its debut vehicle closed above target.

Year in Review: Diversity’s growing momentum

The #MeToo movement gave a new urgency to diversity and inclusion issues in the workplace, fuelling a conversation that grew increasingly louder in 2018. With much still to be done, do not expect a change of topic in the coming year.

What LPs care about most when performing due diligence

A GP's team size, track record and style drift are given significantly greater value than culture, succession planning and the gender pay gap.

Infrastructure debt has ESG in its sights

Vehicles operating in the space are increasingly targeting sustainable projects due to LP demand and goals set by the United Nations.

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