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Toby Mitchenall

Toby Mitchenall is the Senior Editor, ESG and Sustainability, at PEI Media. He is responsible for New Private Markets, a dedicated intelligence source on impact investing, sustainability and ESG in private markets, and is based in PEI’s London office. Toby was previously a consultant advising private equity firms on marketing and public relations.
The speed of the fundraise "validated that we are pretty much alone" in backing European deep tech growth business, says Jolt managing partner Jean Schmitt.
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ICG's global head of ESG and sustainability Elsa Palanza linked anti-ESG sentiment in certain US states to a 'language problem' in the sustainability industry.
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Linking impact or ESG to financial incentives was a big topic at the Impact Investor Global Summit; it is an 'imperative for the industry' that requires investors and managers to adopt an experimental mindset.
Investing in climate involves working with emerging teams. CalSTRS portfolio manager Nick Abel explains how his team balances risk and return in the pension’s sustainable investments portfolio.
More than 90% of LPs say they require impact funds to perform in-line or better than their generalist private equity benchmark, according to a survey by Rede Partners.
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Representatives of AP4, CalPERS, the European Investment Fund, IH International, StepStone Group and Railpen share their insights for GPs with funds focused on sustainability.
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The impact secondaries firm has hired a veteran of sustainable private equity investing in anticipation of 'a lot of selling activity' by institutional investors.
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Some things are certain in this world; one is that the urgent need for standardized ESG data must be part of any serious conversation about sustainability in private markets.
Elodie Broad, Balderton Capital
The VC and growth firm has established 10 sustainability goals, inspired by the UN SDGs, and in December published its first annual report on its progress against these.
First-time fund manager Cornerstone VC has set out to prove that backing diverse entrepreneurs will deliver superior financial returns. Positive impact is a 'significant secondary benefit.'

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