ILPA Principles 3.0: Embracing the Emerging Trends of ESG and Impact Investing

Adam Bennot
Senior Associate: Alternative Investment Services, RisCura



In June this year the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) published the latest edition of its principles under the title: “ILPA Principles 3.0: Fostering Transparency, Governance and Alignment of Interests for General and Limited Partners.” The new principles take a much-needed step forward both in advancing environmental, social and governance policies (ESG) practices in the private equity industry and providing strong ESG governance and transparency. The principles were first published in September 2009 to encourage dialogue between Limited Partners (LPs) and General Partners (GPs) of private equity funds. Following feedback from industry practitioners, ILPA released an updated version in January 2011, outlining best practices for private equity funds, clarifying and expanding on certain concepts from the previous version. Download the full article