A powerful combination of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) demands is driving private equity funds and corporations to urgently transform their core strategies. Considerable shifts in consumer awareness and spending patterns, employee expectations, regulatory frameworks, and industry perception have prompted investors to
reassign billions of dollars using ESG lenses.
Businesses must acknowledge this turbulent change by rapidly reshaping strategy and incorporating M&A as a cornerstone for swift and lasting improvements. After assets under management (AUM) in ESG-geared funds crossed the $1 trillion threshold in 2020, the following six months saw an unprecedented $103 billion worth of corporate and fund ESG activity3 as businesses jettisoned problematic units and launched bold sustainability acquisitions.
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