The role of private equity in social and sustainable development

Published: March 2008 Publication Type: Publication

Authors: Andrew Brough, Geoff Mulgan , Simon Tucker

This report by Arbor Square Associates (Neil Sackett, Hazel Clapham) and the Young Foundation explores the role private equity and venture capital providers can play in social and sustainable development. The research was used by the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA) to provide a detailed analysis of the current state of engagement and inform their thinking.

The research gives an overview of current trends and engagement as well as highlighting future opportunities:

• Private Equity & Corporate Responsibility
• Mainstream Private Equity
• Specialist Private Equity
• Social Investment
• High Engagement & venture Philanthropy

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