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Value-led sustainability: How it affects private equity and corporate portfolios

In this webcast, panelists explore the perspectives of private equity and corporate portfolios on why environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are integral to both their investment decision-making and value creation processes.

CEOs have a major question to address: How can they make business work for sustainability, and make sustainability work for business?

This client webcast is the second in a series aimed at helping leaders understand how to create and protect value by embedding sustainability in their business strategies, transformation programs, reporting regimes, and in their communications. 

In episode 2, we turn our attention to exploring through the perspectives of private equity and corporate portfolios to understand why environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are integral to both their investment decision-making and value creation processes. 

The topics discussed will cover:

  • Value-led sustainability through the perspectives of private equity and corporate portfolios
  • Making sustainability work for businesses by creating and protecting value within portfolios
  • ESG criteria beyond financial indicators

Questions addressed:

  • What are the differences and commonalities in approaches by private equity and corporates in value-led sustainability? How do their varying approaches have an impact on M&A?
  • How are private equity and corporate investors raising the stakes when it comes to assessing company performance?
  • How does ESG criteria impact the cost of finance, re-insurance, stakeholder communications and risk transfer for future business models?

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Panelists: 

  • Ronald Ayles, Managing Partner, Advent International
  • Andreas Berger, CEO Corporate Solutions, Swiss Re
  • Gerrit Frohn, EY EMEIA Private Equity Leader
  • Juliette White, Vice President Global SHE and Sustainability, AstraZeneca

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