The Kartesia Impact Fund I scooped this award for its unique approach to developing a bespoke ESG action plan for the borrower, and directly tying sustainability-linked loan to a selection of targets chosen.
Winning two awards for its research efforts this year, Planet Tracker demonstrated the investment risks of deforestation in Brazil and set out a financial markets roadmap for transforming the global food system.
Ainda Energía e Infraestructura, a private equity fund manager focused on the energy and infrastructure sectors in Latin America, seeks to incorporate ESG concerns into its investment analysis and decision-making processes.
Sunwealth says its Solar Impact Fund has deployed more than $135 million in 'community-scale', or smaller, solar projects to tackle climate change and inequality through the provision of more jobs in underserved communities in the US.
AG2R La Mondiale won this award in light of its green real estate policy, an ambitious programme of sustainable bond subscriptions, and an innovative approach to mitigating the financial impacts of greater life expectancy for its beneficiaries.
BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group launched a collaboration with Conservation International to serve as impact advisor to its new impact-oriented reforestation investment strategy in Latin America.
Since launching its T2 Energy Transition Fund (T2) in 2018, Tikehau Capital has enhanced its approach to ESG, embedding it throughout the corporate business strategy and expanding its impact investment funds.
In the past year, Actis' partner and head of energy infrastructure, Lucy Heintz, has led on four exits and six investments where the focus was the energy transition and facilitating the accessibility of renewable energy in emerging markets.
Preqin developed a private encrypted data submission portal, allowing firms to submit their internal ESG documents and policies directly to overcome the challenge of data transparency in private markets.
During a year of global economic volatility, Ping An's China Green Bond Fund adjusted its portfolio duration through cash management instruments such as treasuries and bills to counteract the lower issuance of green bonds.