Guiv-Roger Morin

  • Opinion Pieces

    PE’s planetary alignment

    September 2013 (Magazine)

    ‘Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus’ describes gender differences in cognition. Having attended three major private equity events – PEI Responsible Investment Forum (for ESG-friendly PE), Coller Institute Private Equity 2013 Symposium (for mainstream PE) and PEI Operating Partners Forum 2013 (for portfolio companies) – we propose transposing ...

  • Opinion Pieces

    Tipping point for ESG?

    May 2013 (Magazine)

    Over 16 months, a trust-building initiative between major private equity limited partners (LPs), private equity associations, and general partners (GPs) has delivered a ground-breaking environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure framework that could provide the transparency that LPs say they want. The framework shows that asset owners care about extra-financial risks and opportunities and can send aligned signals. Could this exciting guideline be a tipping point? Five challenges will define its success.