PRI | Technical guide for limited partners: Responsible investment in private equity

The appetite for ESG integration in private equity has grown strongly since the 2nd edition of this guide in 2011. Limited Partners (LPs) and General Partners (GPs) realise that responsible investment can contribute to both value creation and risk mitigation in this asset class. However, given the relationship between the LPs, GPs and portfolio companies, there are certain challenges to implementing responsible investment in private equity.

The appetite for ESG integration in private equity has grown strongly since the 2nd edition of this guide in 2011. Limited Partners (LPs) and General Partners (GPs) realise that responsible investment can contribute to both value creation and risk mitigation in this asset class. However, given the relationship between the LPs, GPs and portfolio companies, there are certain challenges to implementing responsible investment in private equity.

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