The Allen & Overy Podcast

Great Fund Insights: Perspectives on ESG in the Middle East with ESG consultant, Vasuki Shastry

December 7, 2021

This timely discussion is part of a series of Allen & Overy conversations to explore different perspectives on ESG in the Middle East with key industry players in the region.

Funds and asset management counsel, Kamar Jaffer is joined by Vasuki Shastry, ESG and Strategic Communications Advisor. They discuss the role consultants can play in identifying and managing ESG factors within the Middle East.

Topics discussed in this podcast include:

  • Private equity managers commitment to ESG in the Middle East
  • The approach to integrating ESG related principles into systems and processes
  • The approach on ESG from the due diligence phase through to the post-investment assessment
  • Common themes across the Middle East, Europe and Asia
  • Areas of focus of private equity managers with portfolio companies
  • Outlook for ESG in the Middle East for the coming year and beyond

This Great Fund Insights podcast will be of interest to sovereign wealth funds, institutional investors, family offices, fund managers and portfolio companies with a focus on the Middle East.

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