The climate crisis, COVID-19 and the war in Ukraine are threatening to stall progress on several key environmental targets under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), humanity’s blueprint for a better future, warns a new report from the United Nations. The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2022, released last week, details how a series of global crises have hampered
To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, we need to close a financing gap estimated to be over $4 trillion per year. It’s a staggering figure. But if we’re to make real progress on the 2030 Agenda, there may be another hidden gap that very few seem to be talking about: the SDG talent gap. Click below
At the heart of the attacks on climate-smart investing lies a blatant fiction: that climate-smart business practices are somehow a secondary, ideologically driven sideshow to the real financial concerns facing investors and companies. Read why Mindy Lubber says there is naked interference with the free market playing out in certain parts of the U.S.
Research shows that leaders who prioritize relationships with their employees and lead from a place of positivity and kindness simply do better, and company culture has a bigger influence on employee well-being than salary and benefits. When it comes to cultivating happiness at work, it comes down to fostering positive relationships at work.
First, more than a decade ago, severe weather bankrupted an electric company in New Orleans. Then it helped take down one in Houston. Now, in California, it has pushed PG&E Corp. to the brink, in the biggest warning yet about the financial risks of climate change.
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Investors: the time for net zero is now As investors, we are making our own commitments to reach net-zero emissions in our portfolios. We do so not only because of the climate emergency, but also after considering the incredible investment opportunities offered by a decarbonized global economy. In 2020 alone, the market capitalization of clean
Perkins Coie Partner Kevin Feldis discusses Inherent Group’s ESG approach and framework on episode 25 of White Collar Briefly. Key topics include measuring ESG, assessing corporate culture, improved disclosure and the SEC’s increased focus on ESG within the division of enforcement. Click here to listen.
The PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) works with investors, industry associations and service providers to innovate and educate in incorporating environmental, social and governance factors into the investment decision-making process. As part of PRI’s hedge fund investment case study initiative, Inherent Group profiled an example of how we use the Sustainable Development Goals to source
Today Inherent Group joined 29 other asset managers globally in the Net Zero Asset Managers Commitment. The commitment recognizes “an urgent need to accelerate the transition towards global net zero emissions and for asset managers to play our part to help deliver the goals of the Paris Agreement and ensure a just transition.” Tony Davis,
At Inherent Group we aim to earn above-market risk-adjusted returns in businesses that are environmentally and socially as well as financially sustainable. We apply environmental, social, and governance (ESG) analysis throughout every stage of our investment process across the entire corporate capital structure. In our experience, this approach has produced differentiated insights into investment opportunities
Asked by Bloomberg Markets what will be the next big ESG issue, Inherent Group PM Nikhil Mirchandani suggested: “While incorporating ESG into public and private equity investing has gained considerable momentum, we expect to see it adopted more broadly in public credit investing next year. We believe otherwise diligent and thoughtful credit investors often omit
In July 2020 Inherent Group CEO/CIO Tony Davis wrote to Assistant Secretary Wilson regarding the proposed Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration’s rule, Financial Factors in Selecting Plan Investments, Regulatory Identifier Number (RIN) number 1210-AB95. He expressed concern that the proposed rule would dissuade fiduciaries from assessing ESG risks and opportunities in their investments.
In June 2020 Ted Seides invited CEO/CIO Tony Davis to discuss the formation of Inherent Group and its approach to investing as part of the Capital Allocators series on Sustainable Investing. The conversation covers Tony’s early career experience at Goldman Sachs, key lessons from twenty years at Anchorage Capital, his retirement and philanthropic work in
In May 2020, CFA Society New York’s Sustainable Investing Group invited Nikhil Mirchandani to discuss Inherent’s investment approach, which incorporates Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors into every stage of its process from sourcing to underwriting to engagement and ongoing monitoring. Learn more about Inherent’s differentiated process that incorporates an ESG lens not just investing
In a Harvard Business School (HBS) panel discussion March 4, 2020 titled Uncovering and Pricing Climate Risk in Long-Term Investments moderated by George Serafeim of HBS, Wendy Cromwell of Wellington, Tony Davis of Inherent Group, Audrey Choi of Morgan Stanley, and Luca Albertini of Leadenhall Capital discuss their significant work and various approaches to identifying and
Inherent Group, LP is among the group of 250+ investor signatories representing over $6.4 trillion in assets under management with global exposure across capital markets to the Investor Statement on Coronavirus response led by Domini Impact Investments LLC, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, and the Office of the New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer:
Inherent Group is featured in this article on alternative strategies and ESG integration: For Tony Davis, the route to ESG investing came after a successful run as the co-founder of Anchorage Capital Group… Davis describes [Inherent Group] as an opportunistic investor looking for mispricings with two guiding missions. One is “to show when you incorporate
At Inherent Group, we integrate an ESG framework throughout our investment process in pursuit of superior risk-adjusted returns. This article for the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance offers a detailed look at why we take this approach and how it works in practice. The article was originally published in the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance