PitchBook's London Bureau Chief Andrew Woodman interviews Eric Taylor, founder and CEO of Trident, to discuss how asset managers often overlook the S and G of ESG. Taylor shares his thoughts on how private equity can use diversity and inclusion to drive better returns, what tech can be used to remove unconscious bias from investing and where the industry has room to improve. Plus, Anikka Villegas joins the show to share insights from her Pitchbook Analyst Note: ESG, Impact, and Greenwashing in PE and VC.
In the Upwork segment of Innovations in Private Equity, Tim Sanders is joined by Blackstone’s CTO, John Stecher, to discuss how PE firms are leveraging cloud computing and digitization from deal sourcing to operations. We’ll highlight how cloud-based solutions like tech clouds and talent clouds help PE firms and their portfolio companies go to market faster.
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