AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum - ESG 2019

The 4th AVCJ ESG Forum successfully took place in Hong Kong on 12 November 2018. The event bought together over 120 private equity professionals including 45 LPs representing 85 different organizations from 17 countries. The conference, which focused on insightful and practical discussions on how ESG principles can be best integrated into private equity portfolios, was kicked off by an opening panel session on the drivers for ESG in Asian private equity, and featured leading executives from KKR, ERM, and TPG speaking on a number of selected and well-researched topics including the role of private equity in delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals, LP perspectives on responsible investment, tackling carbon reduction and climate change from a private equity perspective and ESG reporting and engagement in practice.