As interest in ESG has continued to proliferate in the U.S., private equity managers adopting such programs have been focusing more on environmental and social issues, as governance oversight has been prevalent in the industry for several years now.
According to Scott Beal, a partner in law firm Barnes & Thornburg's Investment Management practice, while more managers are taking ESG into consideration when making investment decisions, he has seen a greater focus on climate change and clean energy investments.
“Governance issues have been something that private equity, and other private fund managers, have . . .
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