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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.

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.

3 September 2013

Responsible investing in the frame for institutional investors $

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

27 November 2012

Nirvana Venture backs social investment bank Grameen Capital India

Amit Patni Nirvana Venture Advisors - AltAssets Private Equity News IndianVC firm Nirvana Venture Advisors has taken a stake in social investment bank Grameen Capital India (GCI) from original investor IFMR Trust.

19 June 2012

Unigestion’s environmental sustainability fund set for final close in 2012 $

unigestion_bader_170sq European asset manager Unigestion said it anticipates closing its environmental sustainability-focused private equity fund before the end of 2012, having already committed capital to four GPs.

23 May 2012

France’s socially responsible investment grows 69%, breaks €100bn mark $

Socially responsible investment currently represents €115bn in assets under management in France and grew by a massive 69 per cent between 2010 and 2011.

7 March 2012

LP pressure pushes responsible investment up private equity agenda $

The majority of private equity firms have said their engagement with on environmental, social and governance issues is set to increase over the next five years, in response to growing concerns from limited partners.

22 February 2012

Social, environmental investments not exclusive of competitive returns, report $

Institutional investors can target investments with a social and environmental value while also earning a competitive rate of financial return, allowing them to maintain their fiduciary duty while simultaneously having a social impact.

8 February 2012

ESG issues feature strongly as investors seek to manage risk $

news_survey_lrg Assessment of ESG issues are increasingly becoming an integral part of due diligence, as investors look to mitigate risk across a range of areas.

6 February 2012

Responsible investment criteria climbing up private equity agendas $

eco_lrg While private equity reporting on ESG issues within investment portfolios is improving, reporting on this area still has some way to go before it can truly be said to influence investment decisions.

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