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CDC launches new framework to understand the impact of private healthcare providers

29 June 2017,13:30

The global movement towards universal health coverage (UHC) means that there is a greater need for more healthcare providers to achieve full population coverage. CDC asked the respected Centre for Health Policy at the Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College, to develop and test a new framework for understanding the impact private healthcare providers can have on the patients they treat and the health ecosystems to which they belong. The report was launched on 28 June 2017.

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Webinar on ESG in the real estate sector – Monday 26 June

14 June 2017,10:00

Responsible Investor (a media firm) is hosting a webinar titled 'applying ESG factors into a real estate strategy' on Monday 26 June 2017 at 15.00 BST. Scheduled speakers include senior ESG leads from Northern Trust (a US-based asset manager with US$1tn AUM) and the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB, an industry body).

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EMPEA to host an ESG webcast on 29 September 2016

16 September 2016,15:30

The Emerging Market Private Equity Association (EMPEA) will hold the seventh module in its ‘LP Education’ series called ‘ESG and Sustainability Best Practices in Investment Decisions’ on Thursday 29 September 2016. The one-hour webcast will draw on expertise from academics, data providers, fund managers and LPs.

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UNGC and EY release a report on building sustainable supply chains

16 August 2016,16:00

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and EY released the study in August 2016 with the aim of promoting responsibility and resilience in complex global supply chains. The report argues that ESG improvements in supply chains offer diverse commercial benefits, including reduced costs and market differentiation.

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EMPEA invites fund managers to enter competition highlighting best practice in sustainability

27 July 2016,15:00

The Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA) is inviting fund managers to take part in the ‘Sustainability & Operational Excellence Challenge’. Examples of “impactful” deals should be submitted by 9 September 2016.

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CDC webinars to mark the first anniversary of the launch of the ESG Toolkit for Fund Managers

16 June 2016,17:30

CDC Group plc will present two, hour-long webinars on its ‘ESG Toolkit for Fund Managers’ on 12 and 13 July 2016, in association with UNPRI.

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PEI’s Responsible Investment Forum highlights widening demand for effective ESG implementation

16 June 2016,17:00

Private Equity International (PEI) held its seventh annual Responsible Investment Forum (RIF) in London on 25-26 May 2016. Over 200 experts and stakeholders attended the forum to discuss emerging ESG trends in the private equity industry.

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New survey highlights the value created by ESG integration in the PE sector

10 June 2016,10:30

Environmental Resources Management (ERM) – a global provider of ESG consulting services – launched its “ESG: The Multiplier Effect” report at Private Equity International’s ‘Responsible Investment Forum’ on 25 May 2016.

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Why investing in electricity powers job creation

17 May 2016,15:44

CDC's Alex MacGillivray writes about how investing in electricity generation supports businesses and helps to create jobs.

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PRI report highlights the growth of ESG over the past decade

03 May 2016,18:30

The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) released an independent study of its own impact in April 2016, marking 10 years since the platform was established.

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How businesses in India are already supporting climate action and the Sustainable Development Goals

25 April 2016,09:40

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CDC’s CEO discusses the organisation’s role in supporting women in developing countries

14 March 2016,09:39

For International Women’s Day 2016, Diana Noble was interviewed by Women Advancing Microfinance UK (WAM UK).

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Webinar introduction to this ESG Toolkit hosted by PRI: 15.00 20th & 09.00 21st July 2015 BST

18 August 2015,17:11

Webinar introduction to CDC’s new ESG Toolkit for Fund Managers hosted by PRI: 15.00 20th & 09.00 21st July 2015 (UK time)

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Week of blogs: How can responsible private investment contribute to the SDGs? 6th – 10th July

18 August 2015,17:00

Business Fights Poverty week of blogs: How can responsible private investment contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals? 6th – 10th July 2015 (Live discussion segment: Thursday 9th July, 15.00-16.00 UK time)

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CDC Launches New Web-Enabled ESG Toolkit for Fund Managers at PRE-PEI Responsible Investment Forum 2015

23 June 2015,18:00

CDC Group plc, the UK Development Finance Institution (DFI), has launched an updated and fully-web enabled version of its environmental social and governance (ESG) Toolkit for Fund Managers at the 2015 Responsible Investment Forum. The Responsible Investment Forum takes place in London on June 23 and is co-hosted by Private Equity International (PEI) and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

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