State of the Market: ESG in Private Equity

December 14, 2022
Bass, Berry & Sims
Webinar

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors will shape the financial investor industry for years to come. Private equity sponsors continue to receive pressure from their limited partners as they are asked to develop robust ESG practices. In particular, ESG is particularly challenging for the middle market, where portfolio companies may not have robust internal governance and infrastructure or the resources to develop best practices, KPIs, and standardization.

Join Bass, Berry & Sims and leading environmental, social and governance (ESG) thought leaders for the next installment in the ESG Impact Webinar series on Wednesday, December 14, 2022. Our panelists will share their experience and perspectives on ESG strategies in Private Equity. Topics discussed will include:

  • Overview of ESG in current private equity market.
  • How companies can prepare for ESG related requests.
  • Best practices for ESG policies, KPIs and standardization.

Click here to register for this event.

Presenters:

  • Sehrish Siddiqui, Bass, Berry & Sims – Corporate & Securities Attorney
  • Ryan Thomas, Bass, Berry & Sims – Corporate & Securities Attorney
  • Akash Kar, GTCR – Vice President, ESG & DEI
  • Chloe Allen, RSM US LLP – Senior Associate, Partner and Co-Leader, ESG Advisory Services
  • Pamela Kauppila, New Mountain Capital – Director of ESG Engagement

Who Should Attend?

  • Public company finance and SEC reporting personnel.
  • In-house counsel at the above institutions.
  • Compliance officers.
  • Other interested professionals.

Questions?

Submit your questions for presenters upon registration or email questions to Tara Swint.

Accreditation

Tennessee CLE
This program is pending approval for 1 hour of General Tennessee CLE credit. Please provide your BPR number upon registration in order for Bass, Berry & Sims to report your participation to the Tennessee CLE Commission following the webinar.

Other State CLE
Bass, Berry & Sims does not seek direct accreditation from states outside of Tennessee, but some states allow attorneys to earn credit through reciprocity or self-submission. Certificates of completion and other common supporting documents will be provided for use in jurisdictions outside of Tennessee.