PRI: Aligning private equity investment practices and structures with ESG goals

“The private equity industry is growing in importance. In recent years, companies have remained private longer. Furthermore, limited partner (LP) allocations to private markets continue to increase as underfunded pensions and endowments search for yield in a low interest rate environment, and in pursuit of diversification as the universe of public companies shrinks.

From our past work with general partners (GPs), we recognise the industry is making progress on ESG integration. “