Sustainability in Private Equity and the Evolution of Impact Investing in the Nordics, with Cilia Holmes Indahl, CEO of EQT Foundation –  21 March 2023, Chou Hall at Berkeley Haas

Cilia Homes Indahl, CEO of the EQT Foundation within EQT Group, visited campus to speak to students about sustainable private equity and impact investing.

EQT Group is a purpose-driven global investment organization across private equity, infrastructure, venture and public markets, taking a long-term responsible approach to investment and ownership to create value for investors, portfolio companies and society.  EQT Foundation is a catalytic impact investor and incubator that provides risk capital to entrepreneurs and supports research and organizations accelerating the shift to impact economies. The foundation was founded by Partners at EQT to push the frontiers of impact.

Cilia shared her perspective on the evolution of sustainability and impact investing in the Nordics, focusing on investments made by EQT Foundation and their investment objectives. She also shared examples on how EQT is integrating impact and sustainability across their platform with close to 300 portfolio companies and 113 billion euros in AUM.

This was an interactive session, with the majority of the time dedicated to Q&A and discussion.

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