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Developing an ESG Strategy for Your Portfolio

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14 September 2022
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After a turbulent period, we are pleased to announce that this course will be held face to face. We look forward to bringing people together physically to benefit from our content delivered by industry leaders and to allow delegates to network and make lasting relationships. We will be following guidelines to ensure the safety of our delegates. We look forward to seeing you soon - The BVCA training team.

Course overview

We are pleased to announce our brand new course titled “Developing an ESG Strategy for Your Portfolio”. The course will focus on the impact of ESG on the private equity and venture capital industry, its continued importance and provide practical guidance on how to integrate ESG strategy into the investment cycle.

Industry experts will provide a comprehensive overview of the latest regulation including TCFD and SFDR, as well an update on ESG requirements and expectations from LPs. Learn how to mitigate ESG risks, seize opportunities and receive insight on the latest ESG measurement techniques and ways to intervene across all stages of the investment cycle.

Take away an effective plan of action and receive best practices guidance from some of the industry’s leading practitioners in the field.

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e-Learning discount offer

To build your knowledge of ESG before entering the classroom, purchase our Responsible Investment e-Learning course for only £50 when purchased alongside this training course. Contact the training team for more information, this offer represents a saving of £145 on the standard Responsible Investment e-Learning course price.

Key topics include
  • The regulatory context (TCFD, SDGs, SFDR)
  • LP requirements and expectations: from fundraising to reporting
  • Pre-investment analysis
  • ESG risks and opportunities 
  • Making ESG interventions across all stages of the investment cycle
  • Measuring ESG and more

What will delegates take away?
  • A comprehensive plan of action to integrate ESG strategy into the investment cycle
  • Practical guidance from leading industry experts
  • An understanding of the latest ESG regulation and documentation

Course Director

Adam Black

Adam Black is a Partner and the Head of ESG & Sustainability at Coller Capital. Prior to joining Coller Capital in 2016, Adam was a Partner and Head of Sustainability at Doughty Hanson (mid-market private equity). Previously, he worked at KPMG, ERM and Halliburton...


CPD accreditation

This course is CPD accredited by the CPD Certification Service for 6 hours. By attending this course, you will receive a digital certificate from Diplomasafe. This certificate allows you to share and save your new CPD accredited qualification on LinkedIn, adding instantly verifiable credentials and strengthening your professional profile.

Further information

Course frequency
Twice a year
Alternative date
ESG leads in GP firms
Group size
8 - 20 people

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Further information


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