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LACERA, MassPRIM and Northwestern Mutual are among those that have set aside capital to invest in firms owned by women or minorities.
The South Yorkshire Pensions Authority’s impact portfolio outperformed the general portfolio in the last financial year, but ‘we weren’t searching for impact,' director George Graham said at GIIN’s investor forum.
Matthias Dill, Naso Moosa, Hans Kobler, Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners – the world’s 13th biggest impact fund manager – has closed a European fund on €390m with commitments from APG, the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and Microsoft.
Pollination is targeting $6bn for a series of funds focused on natural carbon sequestration in a joint venture with HSBC Asset Management.
Northern Gritstone, chaired by former Goldman Sachs AM chairman Jim O’Neill, aspires to create jobs and wealth in England’s underfunded North with SDG-aligned seed investments.
CIO Jonathan Grabel says the pension is continuing to gain exposure to climate-related opportunities.
Carbon capture techno
Border To Coast Pensions Partnership, a £22bn UK pension pool, has earmarked £1.35bn for climate funds. About 20 percent of the total will go to venture capital.
The foundation is an adviser to Future Planet Capital’s ocean biodiversity VC fund and may become an LP, the fund manager tells affiliate New Private Markets.
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings, an investor and fund services provider for Japanese pension funds, plans to deploy ¥500 billion ($4.1 billion; €3.8 billion) into impact by 2030. SMTH is the parent company of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank.
Apollo, New York State Common Retirement Fund and other LPs and GPs discuss what makes good ESG data and the direction of travel for reporting.

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