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4 March 2014

ESG factors grow their role in impacting investment decisionsp

Impact investment has seen growing interest from both private and institutional investors increasingly attracted to the sustainable and profitable aspects of socially and environmentally responsible companies.

19 February 2014

DFI investor CDC adds to environmental and social responsibility team

UK development finance investor CDC Group has hired Ritu Kumar as a director focusing on environmental and social responsibility.

13 February 2014

Carlyle hires Jackie Roberts as chief sustainability officer

roberts Private equity major Carlyle has appointed Jackie Roberts to the newly created position of chief sustainability officer.

11 December 2013

European mezzanine firm Syntaxis Capital hires ESG exec Rupert Coull

Syntaxis Capital, a provider of mezzanine finance in Central Europe, has added Rupert Coull, to focus on environmental, social and governance principles.

2 December 2013

Triton Partners hires Graeme Ardus as head of ESG

boardroom2_lrg European private equity firm Triton Partners has added Graeme Ardus to its team as head of ESG.

14 November 2013

Development finance investor CDC adds environmental, social responsibility head

UK development finance investor CDC Group has named Mark Eckstein as director, environmental and social responsibility.

1 October 2013

TCW Group buys green investment firm Craton Equity Partners

Asset management firm TCW Group has acquired Los Angeles-based Craton Equity Partners, a private equity firm that specialises in socially responsible investing.

30 September 2013

Private equity wises up as investor interest in ESG increasesp

Private equity firms are "missing an opportunity" to add to their portfolio companies through the implementation of environmental, social and governance programmes, according to new research.

3 September 2013

Responsible investing in the frame for institutional investorsp

Institutional investors need to think critically about how to integrate environmental, social and governance factors into their investment process, according to a new report.

22 August 2013

Two-thirds of LPs now doing systematic ESG due-diligence of PE fundraisesp

insurance contract form About two out of every three LPs investing in private equity funds are now systematically conducting ESG due-diligence evaluations of potential fundraises rather than working on a case-by-case bases, a new survey has revealed.

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