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Rather than fade into the background in light of covid, climate change and sustainability have dominated the conversation – and efforts – this year. We expect that will continue next year as well.
Renewables have been one of the success stories of 2020, although investors should be warned that risks remain.
Can private equity be a force for good? We interviewed the key leaders at Blackstone, KKR and Carlyle who are aiming to transform an industry and leverage its economic and social power to drive change.
From regulatory issues to the factors shaping managers’ domicile decisions, here are six takeaways from our 2020 special report on fund and trust services.
Investors will need superhuman foresight to predict how technology is going to impact their infrastructure portfolios for decades to come.
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Australia’s energy minister says that blue hydrogen, where the fuel is produced using traditional gas, would be part of the mix and would enable the country’s industry to scale up faster than others.
Covid-19 could spark a fresh wave of outsourcing that will result in little but fundraising and investment being left in-house.
The roadmap makes 37 recommendations for participants in the financial system that will help achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 and go further than government policy.
The group, which includes some of the world's largest private equity and infrastructure firms, pledges to share knowledge on climate-related risks and 'improve the resilience' of long-term investment portfolios.
Sustainability is turning into a numbers game and moving into the finance chief’s wheelhouse, write Toby Mitchenall, Brian Bonilla, Philippa Kent and Connor Hussey.
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