A recent report from CDC and Dutch investment bank FMO show Venture Capitalists have trailed behind other asset classes in the adoption of ESG best practice as part of their due diligence. https://assets.cdcgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/16092500/Responsible-Venture-Capital.pdf
VCs are discovering as they adapt to new opportunities in emerging economies, that ESG considerations can be critical to long-term success and must be integrated into investment decision-making. International Environmental and Social legislation is constantly evolving, along with attitudes to sustainable investment. Careful assessment can alleviate many of the potential E&S pitfalls that can tarnish reputations and diminish returns. Earth Active consultants assess and advise on ESG risks globally, on a daily basis.
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