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Private Equity and Venture Capital's Role in Catalyzing Sustainable Investment - Input Paper for the G-20 Sustainable Finance Study Group

Dec 26, 2018 | R. Ahmad, L. Reed, R. Zhang | IFC

This paper focuses on key aspects of sustainable Private Equity (PE) and Venture Capital (VC) market development and deployment. It discusses: (1) why sustainable PE and VC is a useful tool to catalyze other types of capital to achieve sustainability objectives; (2) best practices and lessons learned from the experiences of knowledge partners; (3) the main barriers to further developing the sustainable PE and VC market; and (4) options for countries to voluntarily consider or adopt to overcome these barriers.