How Can We Integrate SASB in a Private Market Context

  • 26 Jan 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webinar: Instructions will be emailed to registrants


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Join Impact Capital Forum to learn more about the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board's latest initiatives in the private market context with the author of the paper Integrating ESG Holistically In Private Equity: A Strategic Approach. Expert author and speaker Jeff Cohen is Director of Capital Markets Integration Head of Private Investment Initiatives.

The paper builds on a previous publication, SASB and Private Markets, to demonstrate how investors can leverage SASB Standards as a cornerstone in building a ESG strategy for private equity. The paper describes and demystifies the interconnected ESG ecosystem, offers practical insights for the various stages of the investment process through a GP lens. It includes case studies from Generation Investment Management and Partners Group.

About Our Speaker:

Jeff Cohen is the Director of Capital Markets Integration at SASB and the Head of Private Investments Initiatives. In his role, Mr. Cohen partners with institutional investors and asset owners, facilitating dialogue on financially material, industry-specific ESG topics.

Prior to joining SASB, Mr. Cohen was Head of Business Development at Sonen Capital, an ESG & Impact dedicated OCIO and fund manager. Mr. Cohen has spent his career working with sophisticated investors at organizations such as Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, and Gerson Lehrman Group.

Interviewed by:

Betsy PopkenSpecial Counsel at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe. As co-leader of Orrick’s global Business & Human Rights practice and a Sustainability advisor, Betsy helps clients navigate the legal, business, and reputational risks of their biggest human rights and ESG challenges. With strong ties to the human rights and sustainability communities, and expertise in international human rights law, ESG, responsible/ethical tech and innovation, the SDGs, and CSR, Betsy works with clients to develop an approach that considers peer benchmarking but is tailored to their individual needs. She has a particular passion for tackling human rights issues raised by emerging technologies and serves as co-chair of the World Economic Forum’s Responsible Use of Technology Learning & Education Initiative.  

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