ESG & Responsible Investing

WHITE PAPER

New white paper outlines best practices in private credit responsible investment strategies

New white paper outlines best practices in private credit responsible investment strategies

Benefit Street Partners (BSP), a credit-focused alternative asset management firm and a wholly owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, and Malk Partners (Malk), an adviser to private markets on ESG and impact investing, have published a co-authored white paper detailing environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) integration and considerations in the private credit investment process.

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BSO partners with ImpactScope to offer carbon offsetting for crypto traders

BSO partners with ImpactScope to offer carbon offsetting for crypto traders

BSO, in partnership with Geneva-based ImpactScope, a social enterprise providing carbon offsetting solutions to digital asset exchanges and crypto mining companies, has become the first connectivity provider to offer clients that trade cryptocurrencies the means to calculate and offset the excess carbon emissions of their operations.

ESG

Hedge funds and private equity improve ESG focus yet face differing reporting and monitoring challenges

Hedge funds and private equity improve ESG focus yet face differing reporting and monitoring challenges

Hedge funds and private equity are both improving their transparency over ESG. However, while on the private equity side, ESG is more seen as an investment opportunity, complexities remain on the hedge fund side around issues of reporting and shorting, according to Cambridge Associates.