ESG performance is increasingly critical for businesses that are under scrutiny from a wide range of stakeholders, including investors, regulators, employees, and consumers. Rapid changes in this area can be made from the board room, but where to start?
In this actionable webinar, we zoom in on how boards can prepare for the ESG revolution providing insights into the role of the board alongside practical guidance on how the ESG agenda can be accelerated and make a real impact throughout the organisation.
Join this panel featuring top executives from global PE firms including Partners Group and Apax Partners sharing their real-life experience on how boards can take part in the ESG transformation.
Current challenges of the ESG transformation from the board's perspective
How to anticipate, measure and manage ESG effectively
How boards can begin focusing on ESG and eventually accelerate real impact
Which direction ESG investment will head towards in the next 5-10 years
Private Equity Insights
For more than 10 years, PEI has helped Investors, Fund Managers and CXOs rethink what it takes to fundraise, invest, operate and exit in Private Equity, and does so via online engagement and cutting edge conferences in Singapore, UK, France, Poland & CEE, Benelux, Switzerland, Iberia, Germany, Italy, Nordics and DACH.
Chairman and CEO @ Apax Partners
Eddie Misrahi joined Apax Partners in 1991 as a Partner, responsible for investments in the Tech & Telecom sector. He carried out many investments to support young, innovative companies as well as more mature companies in growth financing and buy-out transactions. He became Managing Director of Apax Partners in 2007 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2010.
He started his career at McKinsey & Company in Paris, before working in the USA for a telecommunications firm.
Head of ESG & Sustainability @ Partners Group
Carmela is a sustainability professional with vast experience in multidisciplinary and culturally challenging projects. She's currently making the world better, integrating environmental, social and governance topics into investments in her current role at Partners Group.
Prior to joining Partners Group, she has worked in the energy sector.
Head of Europe @ Aberdeen Standard Investments
Merrick heads the European Private Equity team within the Private Markets division of Aberdeen Standard Investments (“ASI”), and is based in its Edinburgh and London offices. With European AuM of €8bn, ASI’s private equity activities include making primary commitments, secondary fund investments and co-investments for clients and pooled funds, undertaken by a European team of 25 investment professionals. Merrick sits on the Investment Committee for all European mandates as well as the overall Portfolio Construction Management Committee, and is responsible for relationship management with a number of key clients.
Merrick is a member of Invest Europe’s Limited Partner Council, an Advisory Board member of numerous funds, and a regular speaker at private equity conferences.
Byron E. Loflin
Global Head of Board Engagement @ Nasdaq
Byron Loflin is the Global Head of Board Engagement at Nasdaq, where he leads the Board Engagement team in providing a strategic, collaborative, and technology-based approach to support boards’ efforts in strengthening governance effectiveness.
The portfolio of governance services and products includes a variety of board, CEO, and management evaluations, streamlined Directors’ and Officers’ Questionnaire and pre-proxy disclosure processes, and the Nasdaq Boardvantage board portal.
Byron is the founder and former CEO of the Center for Board Excellence (CBE), which was acquired by Nasdaq in 2019. His experience and expertise are in the design and administration of evaluations, as well as advising boards, board chairs, CEOs, and executive management on board strategy.