The legal duties imposed on UK company directors require them, when exercising their powers, to understand and anticipate relevant risks to, and opportunities for, the company, including those related to environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. Directors should ensure that their company has processes to identify, manage and mitigate or ...Find out more
By Natasha Buckley, senior manager - Private equity, PRI
An exchange of information, underpinned by dialogue, will keep LPs informed about the ESG characteristics of their private equity investments and the responsible investment practices of their investment managers.
How to identify options for incorporating responsible investment considerations into fund terms when committing to a private equity fund.
Supply chains can be highly complex. They often span many countries and include multiple tiers, which are made more opaque by outsourcing and offshoring.
This article contains questions that investors can ask investee companies pre or post-investment.