The Responsible Investment Special 2018

The term ESG is rattled off so readily in the responsible investing world it’s easy to forget it is made up of three very separate components. Environmental, social and governance. All three elements are covered in depth in our 2018 supplement from the growing acceptance that climate risk is a threat to corporate earnings to the challenges of setting ESG targets at portfolio companies.

Highlights

Responsible investment: Seven key trends

The issues driving the ESG agenda at private equity firms.

Thought leadership

Block 11

LAFPP approves up to $65m in commitments

The US public pension has backed technology focused funds.

Hamilton Lane: Korean LPs’ appetite growing for overseas alts

Korean investors continue to focus on North America and Western Europe due to greater opportunities in these markets than Asia, says Sungji Steve An of Hamilton Lane.

TRSL approves up to $200m in commitments

The US public pension fund has backed TMT and natural resources focused funds.

PA SERS approves up to $175m in commitments

The US public pension fund has backed enterprise software and natural resources focused funds.

Odds of choosing a winning PE fund ‘worse than flipping a coin’

Picking a GP at random now gives investors less than a 50% chance at beating public markets, according to data from PitchBook.

Block 12

LAFPP approves up to $65m in commitments

The US public pension has backed technology focused funds.

Hamilton Lane: Korean LPs’ appetite growing for overseas alts

Korean investors continue to focus on North America and Western Europe due to greater opportunities in these markets than Asia, says Sungji Steve An of Hamilton Lane.

TRSL approves up to $200m in commitments

The US public pension fund has backed TMT and natural resources focused funds.

PA SERS approves up to $175m in commitments

The US public pension fund has backed enterprise software and natural resources focused funds.

Odds of choosing a winning PE fund ‘worse than flipping a coin’

Picking a GP at random now gives investors less than a 50% chance at beating public markets, according to data from PitchBook.

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