LondonPosted 4 weeks ago
Acre has been engaged by Actis to hire a Sustainability & ESG Specialist - Private Equity to join the London team.
Actis is a leading global growth markets investor in private equity, energy, infrastructure and real estate across Africa, Asia and Latin America. set within a culture of active ownership. Actis has raised US$14bn since inception and employs over 200 people, working across 16 offices globally. Their investors' capital is at work in a variety of companies around the world, employing over 116,500 people.
This is a new position that will make an important contribution to the firm's long-standing commitment to world class Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance, which is integral to the success of the business.
Actis' responsible investment (RI) approach is fully integrated into investment processes, from origination to exit, and the RI team is actively engaged in seeking opportunities to create long-term, sustainable value for investors. This is achieved by implementing the highest standards in health and safety, environmental protection, social engagement, community investment and business integrity across the portfolio.
As well as value creation at the enterprise and fund level, a recognition of the firm's responsibility to wider society has always been central to Actis' business and a new scoring methodology was recently launched to measure the positive impacts of Actis' investments alongside financial return.
The main responsibilities of this role include:
The successful candidate will have experience in sustainability either in a technical capacity, or within an investment context. Candidates from a range of industry sectors will be considered, with the ability to apply their ESG/sustainability experience to energy, infrastructure, real estate, education, FS, healthcare and consumer sectors. Spanish and/or French language skills are highly advantageous.
This is a rare and highly sought-after opportunity to work with a global leader in responsible investment whose impact framework and methodologies are further establishing their impressive reputation for creating long-term sustainable value in the industry.
Job Ref. BBBH8174