Breakout session: Climate commitments in private markets: implications and implementation
David Brand, CEO, New Forests
Michael Eisenberg, Head of ESG Integration, New York State Common Retirement Fund
Tariye Gbadegesin, CEO, ARM-Harith Infrastructure Investment Ltd.
Cornelia Gomez, Head of ESG, PAI Partners
Moderator: Peter Dunbar, Senior Specialist, Investment Practices, Private Equity, PRI
Private markets investors have a critical role to play on climate change, through both their investment selections and management of portfolio companies and assets. This session will explore how asset owners and managers are making and implementing climate commitments, what those commitments mean for their engagement with one another and their portfolio companies and assets, and what steps can be taken to support a just, as well as low carbon, transition.