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What Europe and the US can learn from each other on ESG with Gwen Colin

What Europe and the US can learn from each other on ESG with Gwen Colin

Update: 2024-04-09
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Welcome to The Private Equity Podcast! In this episode, we delve into the world of ESG in infrastructure investment with Gwen Colin, ESG Director at Vauban Infrastructure Partners. Gwen shares insights on the differences between ESG practices in the US and Europe, the challenges of implementing ESG strategies, and the impact of long-term investment on sustainable growth. Discover actionable ESG strategies, learn from Gwen's journey, and explore how to integrate sustainability into your investment approach. Join us for a deep dive into making ESG a pivotal part of your business strategy.

Breakdown:

[00:00 ] Introduction to Gwen Colin and the focus on ESG within infrastructure across the US and Europe.

[01:04 ] Gwen shares her background, emphasizing her shift from legal advisor to leading ESG initiatives.

[02:04 ] Discussion on common ESG implementation mistakes and the importance of a long-term perspective in asset management.

[04:24 ] Insights into the governance differences between the US and Europe in ESG practices.

[08:39 ] The rationale behind Vauban's long-term investment strategy and its impact on ESG.

[14:24 ] Successful ESG strategies in portfolio companies, focusing on decarbonization and community impact.

[19:58 ] Gwen's personal influences, recommending "What We Owe Each Other" by Minouche Shafik for broader learning.

[22:21 ] Closing thoughts on the importance of ESG in infrastructure and a thank you to listeners for their continued support.


You can connect with Gwen Colin on LinkedIn by visiting her LinkedIn Page.

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What Europe and the US can learn from each other on ESG with Gwen Colin

What Europe and the US can learn from each other on ESG with Gwen Colin

Alex Rawlings