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SASB | Wafra - Leveraging SASB guidance to frame ESG integration in private markets

The paper highlights how Wafra incorporates financially material ESG considerations throughout the investment process to help drive the adoption of leading ESG practices not only among Capital Constellation’s investor entrepreneurs but also across their underlying investments.

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Q2 19: The Evolution of Pension Management - Building In-House Capabilities

Diversification into alternative asset classes can provide attractive returns relative to traditional liquid portfolios, but this comes with higher fees to third-party managers.  Pensions are developing new approaches to control fees and capture return; for large, established pensions, insourcing investment teams is an attractive solution.

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2018: Introducing Confidence Building Measures to PRI Signatories

Against a backdrop of increasing usage of ESG data from both investors and companies, there are debates over the quality and veracity of this information; this report explores the implementation of confidence building measures to negate these debates.

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Q1 2017: First Time’s A Charm

First-time private equity funds have seen a recent rise in popularity as the current low-return world is forcing investors to reassess their risk/reward assessments across asset classes and strategies within those asset classes.

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