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Key Stakeholders in Venture Capital ESG

Key Stakeholders in Venture Capital ESG

Johannes Lenhard

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A lot has changed in 10 years - ESG is at the forefront. But who are the stakeholders in the venture capital sphere pressing forward? Join Johannes Lenhard in this video as he explores the regulators, LPs and asset owners pushing for ESG in Europe and North America.

A lot has changed in 10 years - ESG is at the forefront. But who are the stakeholders in the venture capital sphere pressing forward? Join Johannes Lenhard in this video as he explores the regulators, LPs and asset owners pushing for ESG in Europe and North America.

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Key Stakeholders in Venture Capital ESG

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Overview

In Europe, the Sustainable Finance Strategy, including the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), came into effect in March 2021. In the US, the regulatory response is lagging but the Securities and Exchange Commission has made noise about its interest in pushing ESG into the investment community. LPs and asset owners are influenced by the regulatory push and are actively asking questions around ESG but issues with American LPs remain.

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  • Identify the different stakeholders in venture capital

  • Identify which stakeholders are pushing and slowing ESG progress

  • Understand how this differs between Europe and the US

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Johannes Lenhard

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Johannes teaches and researches homelessness and the social science of venture capital at the Max Planck Cambridge Centre for Ethics, Economy and Social Change at the University of Cambridge. Johannes is also a co-founder of the not-for-profit VentureESG, a global community of almost 300 VC funds and asset owners committed to advancing ESG practises in VC.

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