ESG considerations are influencing the selection of acquisitions, investment structures, and value creation strategies, and are increasingly permeating boardroom discussions.
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In the world of finance, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing has rapidly evolved from a niche strategy to a central consideration.
While public equity markets have been quicker to embrace this shift, there's a compelling narrative emerging within private equity circles.
Private equity potential
Private equity possesses a unique capacity to drive sustainability initiatives due to the direct influence it wields over portfolio companies. With over $11.7 trillion in assets under management, this sector holds the potential to play a formidable role in shaping responsible markets.
The benefits of ESG integration are becoming increasingly evident, with firms recognising its potential to identify long-term risks, unearth opportunities, enhance investment value, and bolster relationships with stakeholders. ESG considerations are influencing the selection of acquisitions, investment structures, and value creation strategies, and are increasingly permeating boardroom discussions.
So, what's propelling this surge of interest in ESG within private equity, and which specific themes are capturing the sector's attention?
Our latest report
Our latest report, Making markets: How private equity can drive sustainable value creation uncovers the four fundamental trends driving sustainability to the forefront and delves into the strategies and actions PE companies are currently undertaking at portfolio, firm, and sector levels, illuminating the path toward a more sustainable future.
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