Reporting & Transparency

Green robots on the march

Automation is creeping into the world of ESG


Campaigners predict impact-only future for investors

Six-step roadmap follows The Drawdown’s specialist roundtable on fundraising for impact

LPs urged to probe GPs’ ESG culture

PRI: Closer look needed to avoid “greenwashing” from fund managers



Eurazeo renovates top structures

Governance makeover by new head Virginie Morgon reflects exponential growth

Listed private equity firm Eurazeo names Virginie Morgon as CEO

All about impact

Leading impact investors discuss how the market has evolved

drawdown discussions

First proposal of FCA-backed fee and cost template set for April

Institutional Disclosure Working Group to publish first template draft next month

MiFID II rules regarding client classification to cause mountains of paperwork for private equity firms

Key sectors vulnerable to water risks, PE warned

PRI: Supply chains expose commodity-reliant fashion and food companies to reputational harm

The art of ESG in emerging markets

The Drawdown explores the reality of investing responsibly in less established regions

The ESG due diligence dilemma

Is private equity courting disaster by screening ESG risks only at the last minute?

Responsible Investment Profile: LGT’s Tycho Sneyers

The PRI board’s first PE member discusses plans to make scheme more relevant for GPs

New PRI board member Tycho Sneyers tells The Drawdown about plans to ensure private equity steps up ESG commitments (Credit: LGT Capital Partners)

Mixed reception to EU ESG policy revamp

Industry debates how far GPs must go with ESG integration in wake of expert proposals

UK governance troubles: The PE exception

The Drawdown charts lawyer Simon Witney’s journey to shed light on what makes the asset class effective

Lawyer Simon Witney tells The Drawdown about his academic quest to shed light on private equity governance (Credit: Debevoise)

Momentous 2018 ahead for ESG in PE

Tech disruption and millennial demands to shape the new year, say experts


Communication Breakdown: how Nordic Capital is speaking up for PE

Public affairs manager, Carl Göransson, on engaging with politicians and the public


Communication breakdown: The global agency perspective

Citigate Dewe Rogerson’s Christen Thomson believes private equity should take a global approach to communications


Communication breakdown: The case for local boutiques

IK’s Mikaela Hedborg advocates for local PR boutiques


Communication breakdown: A responsible approach

Hydra Strategy’s Sam Barton believes increased focus on responsible investing can save PE’s image


Communication Breakdown: Trade body talk

Associations claim victories restoring private equity’s image – is anybody listening?