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The New Landscape of Human Capital Metrics

23 September 2021 - By Ariel Babcock CFA, Allen He CFA, and Devin Weiss  Intuitively, many companies understand the importance of strategically investing in their employees. Past academic research has found employees contribute materially to the long-term value creation of...

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Video

Multi-stakeholder Capitalism in Practice: Building a Long-term, Sustainable Economy

21 September 2021 - While many organizations recognize the importance of considering constituencies such as workers, suppliers, customers, society and the environment in business and investment decision-making, implementation of new practices and behaviors has been inconsistent, and their effectiveness has been hard to measure.

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Podcast

Going Long Podcast: Robert F. Smith, Vista Equity Partners

14 September 2021 - Robert F. Smith is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of investment firm Vista Equity Partners. Learn more on this episode of the Going Long Podcast podcast.

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Podcast

Going Long Podcast: James Anderson, Baillie Gifford

30 August 2021 - In focusing largely on wealth preservation, are fund managers stifling growth and innovation?

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Policy, Strategy | Article

Institutional Investors Will Be Key to the U.S. Infrastructure Plan

23 August 2021 - By Matthew Leatherman The U.S. House of Representatives is heading toward a vote on a trillion-dollar infrastructure bill, including numerous program reauthorizations and $550 billion in new spending. From across the northern border, the reaction from John...

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Governance

Survey: Including DE&I into procurement in the Private Equity Ecosystem

23 August 2021 - In order to develop guidance on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the private equity ecosystem, KPMG and FCLTGlobal are conducting a brief, anonymous survey of your procurement process and current initiatives.

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In the News

Winner of major Baillie Gifford prize named after Scottish economist Adam Smith’s final Edinburgh home revealed

16 August 2021 - A major prize funded by Edinburgh-based investment firm Baillie Gifford aimed at finding the next Tesla, Amazon or pharmaceutical star has been awarded to US-based researchers.

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In the News

Entrenched risk-management practices will yield to climate trends

12 August 2021 - Antiquated risk management practices will be forced to evolve to accommodate climate risks. By estimating the future instead of just measuring the past, risk managers will own the beliefs and strategies that underpin their projections researchers at FCLTGlobal predict.

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Governance | Report

The Missing Element of Private Equity: Creating Long-term Value Through Portfolio Company Board Diversity

19 July 2021 - Despite the evidence of the benefits of increased leadership diversity, progress at private companies has been slow.

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Governance | Toolkit

Best Practices to Improve Board Diversity

19 July 2021 - A practical guide for GPs and LPs to evaluate, implement, and report on diversity and inclusion in the boardrooms of their privately held portfolio companies.

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Governance | Toolkit

Conversation Guide on Board Diversity

19 July 2021 - Leading GPs and LPs can drive long-term performance by building effective, diverse portco boards and building diversity among their advisors.

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