North America’s #1 event for sustainability in private markets

The Responsible Investment Forum: New York, co-hosted by the PRI, brings together the most sophisticated institutional investors, fund managers & expert advisors.

Explore opportunities across North America, gain valuable insight into what investors are looking for when allocating to private equity, and set the direction for your responsible investment strategies.

Debate key themes including how AI could impact ESG, dealing with the ESG backlash, building a long-term vision of data, and much more, to gain solutions to your most pressing challenges.

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2024 key themes included:

  • Building a long-term vision for data: discussion around what ESG data should look like and building a vision across your firm. To what extent are managers working with investors’ on ensuring that data collection is useful.
  • Driving ESG frameworks, standardization, and regulation: utilizing key learnings from U.S. and European countries regarding a need for standardized ESG metrics across the world.
  • Dealing with the ESG backlash: learn how managers are tailoring their approach to deal with the ESG backlash from certain states. The importance of showing the value of ESG work and how best to address the critics.
  • How AI could impact ESG: what does the oncoming growth of AI mean for sustainability professionals? Discussion will focus on the impact on the day to day job of an ESG head, in addition to some of the ethical considerations.
  • Climate work update: how are private markets moving in there move to net-zero? Update on latest initiatives and addressing any hurdles to progress.

What can you expect at the event?

Exceptional event content

Learn from industry experts and gain insight into addressing climate change, regulatory changes, value creation, data usage, and much more.

Unparalleled Networking

Connect with industry participants in all aspects of responsible investment. Network in-person at interactive working sessions, networking breaks, an evening drinks reception, and invite-only breakfasts.

Top attending investors

Join leading institutional & private investors looking to discuss current challenges and opportunities. Attendees from 2023 included Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan, New Jersey Division of Investment, New York City Employees’ Retirement System, and many more.

Interested in sponsoring Responsible Investment Forum?

Shake hands with prominent global institutional investors, fund managers, consultants, and highly recognised associations to build effective ESG strategies focused on value creation and ROI.

3 global opportunities to:

• Raise your visibility as a figurehead in a crowded ESG market and align your brand with PEI’s global and diverse event portfolio.

• Differentiate your brand and stand out from your competitors by collaborating as a thought leader across leading global ESG events in private equity, infrastructure, and private debt.

• Raise your reputation as an expert in ESG amongst existing and future clients.

• Get ahead of ESG and impact fund regulations and be the go to provider in industry developments setting you apart from your competitors.

Get in touch with us today and let us put your company at the forefront of the industry.

2024 speakers included:

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A limited number of complimentary passes are available for eligible allocators and institutional investors to join the event.

To qualify for a complimentary pass, you must meet the eligibility criteria in representing a pension fund, insurance company, sovereign wealth fund, private wealth manager, foundation, endowment, family office or corporate investment division.

Apply for a pass and a member of our team will follow up with you to secure your pass.

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I really enjoyed the conference. It was very encouraging to hear how GP’s are integrating ESG not only in their portfolios but in their firms as well. It…

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New York, NY 10036

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Connect with global investors focused on the future of the market

Position your business with an authoritative content-led event portfolio focused on sustainability & diversity. Be recognized as a go-to solution provider for senior private markets professionals and institutional investors.

  • Shake hands with prominent global institutional investors, fund managers, consultants, and highly recognised associations to build effective ESG strategies focused on value creation and ROI.
  • Stand tall from your competitors by showcasing your company’s mature ESG track record and generate strategic value when growing and implementing environmental and sustainability initiatives.

For more information on available sponsorship opportunities please fill in the enquiry form. Contact Tyler Mitchell at tyler.m@pei.group or call +1 646 795 3279

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2024 Sponsors

The Responsible Investment Forum: New York will take place on March 4-5, 2025.

For more information on the agenda, please contact Joana Frade.

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Network with the US responsible investment industry

Join 300+ attendees on March 4-5 in New York, to connect with institutional investors, fund managers, specialist responsible investment and impact managers, and the wider ESG community for two days of learning, networking and collaboration. This is your must-attend event for those with an interest in ESG in private markets.

The in-person networking experience

Meet leading global investors

Network with active investors in responsible investment and advance your sustainability strategy during a program designed to foster connectivity and learning.

 

Build meaningful connections

Across a range of interactive workshops, drinks receptions, invite-only breakfasts, working groups and more.

Connect ahead of the event

Take advantage of the event app to find out who you can meet and book in key meetings in advance to ensure you get the most out of your time.

Testimonials from attendees

I really enjoyed the conference. It was very encouraging to hear how GP’s are integrating ESG not only in their portfolios but in their firms as well. It was gr…

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Global warming, air pollution, and energy insecurity are three of the greatest problems facing humanity. The Responsible Investment Forum is a powerful global p…

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It’s great to see PEI bring together a diverse and growing group of investment professionals interested and active in responsible and sustainable investment. Th…

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Institutional Investors at the Responsible Investment Forum: New York 2025

The Responsible Investment Forum: New York provides a leading platform for leading institutional investors and allocators investing in impact in private markets to gather.

A limited number of complimentary passes are available for Responsible Investment investors and institutional investors to the event. Check out the benefits of joining the conference, who among your peers attends and find out how to apply for a complimentary pass for you or your team below.

Meet with the best and biggest impact funds globally – network and arrange one-to-one meetings with leading institutional investors

Networking with peers and other institutional investors – build your network of peers, understand their strategies, challenges and allocation approach to impact

Get insight on the latest innovations and trends in responsible investment – take advantage of world-class speaking faculty to stay aligned with developments in the market

Apply for a complimentary Institutional Investor pass

A limited number of complimentary passes are available for Responsible Investment Forum LPs, allocators and institutional investors to join the event.

Complimentary investor passes are limited to foundations, endowments, trusts, insurance companies, single family offices, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds who are actively making fund commitments and do not engage in third-party fundraising activities or collect fees for advisory/consulting services.

Apply for a pass and a member of our team will follow up with you to secure your pass.


For agenda information or to inquire about speaking opportunities, please contact Joana Frade at joana.f@pei.group

2024 Speakers included:

Don Anderson

Owner, Portfolio Solutions

Christina Anzel

Director, Generation Investment Management

Donna Bebb

Head of ESG, Thoma Bravo

Phillip Benyola Jr.

Director of Private Equity, Bessemer Trust Company, N.A.

Haben Berhe

Senior Responsible Investment Manager, Principles for Responsible Investment

Katie Blum

Principal, Holtara, powered by Apex Group

Karin Bouwmeester

ESG Lead Private Equity, PGGM Investments

Tynesia Boyea-Robinson

President, and CEO, CapEQ

Bethany Brantley

Head of ESG, IPI Partners

Candice Brenet

Head of Sustainability, Ardian

Winna Brown

Private Equity Client Service Partner and Americas ESG leader, Ernst and Young

Joshua Brunert

ESG Specialist, Holtara, powered by Apex Group

Natasha Buckley

Principal, ESG, HarbourVest Partners

Isabelle Burgess

Senior Associate, Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA)

Michael Cappucci

Managing Director - Compliance and Sustainable Investing, Harvard Management Company

Shaun Chaudhuri

Principal, Westly Group

Adriana Becerra Cid

Sustainable Investment Manager for Private Markets, Lombard Odier

Jessica Clavette

ESG Manager, Equistone Partners Europe

Jeffrey Cohen

Managing Director, Head of ESG and Sustainability, Oak Hill Advisors

Jennifer Coulson

Senior Managing Director and Global Head of ESG, BCI

Bob Dannhauser

Senior Advisor, Shift Project

Allegra Day

ESG Director, Cinven

Mackenzie Drutowski

Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

Heidi DuBois

Global Head of ESG, AEA Investors

Peter Dunbar

Principal – Responsible Investment, StepStone Group

Michael Eisenberg

Partner, ESG Services, ERM

Peter Ekman

Senior Vice President - ESG Value Creation, Malk Partners

Peter Ellsworth

Senior Director, Ceres

Robert Esposito

Managing Director and Senior Counsel, ESG, Apollo Global Management

Jennifer Essigs

Head of Sustainability, AE Industrial

Colin Etnire

Head of ESG, BC Partners

Laura Fernandez

Laura Fernandez, Managing Director, Transactions and Permitting / ESG, Kinterra Capital

Kyle Flick

Director, ESG Services, Novata

Jennifer Flood

Sustainability, Head of North America, Investindustrial

Sylvain Forté

Co-founder & CEO, SESAMm

Sara Copp Franz

Managing Consultant, Biodiversity and Ecosystems, Ramboll

Beverly Gates

Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Monogram Foods

Jeff Gibbons

Chief Growth Officer, Bridge House Advisors

Lindsay Gibson

Vice President, Permira

Suha Gillani

Director of ESG & Impact Value Creation, ERM

Ariel Giumarelli

Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

Josh Green

COO and co-founder, Novata

Adam Heltzer

Partner, Head of ESG, Ares Management

Josh Hesterman

Managing Director, KPMG

Samantha Hill

Managing Director, Sustainable Investing, CPP Investments

Greer Howard

Vice President, ESG, Oaktree Capital Management

Rachel Hurley

Head of Sustainability, Paine Schwartz Partners

Joe Indvik

Principal, Ares

Catherine Isabelle

Senior Director, Responsible Investment, PSP Investments

Rodolfo Jaffe

Managing Consultant, Ecology and Biodiversity, Ramboll

Chandini Jain

Founder & CEO, Auquan

Angela Jhanji

Managing Director, EQT Partners

Matthew Johns

Principal, ESG, IH International Advisors

Beth Jones

Senior Managing Director – Risk & Investigations, FTI Consulting

Alan Kao

Principal and Global Director, ESG Services, Ramboll

Michael Kashani

Managing Director, Apollo Global Management

Daryl Kennedy

Investor Relations and Sustainability Manager, Piva Capital

Joshua Kriesberg

EDCI Member Engagement Lead, BCG

Deborah La Franchi

Founder & CEO, SDS Capital Group

Julia Lamorelle

Senior Vice President, Malk Partners

Barrett Lawson

Director, Anthesis

Vincent Lecat

Head of Impact & ESG, Development Partners International LLP

James Mackey

Managing Director, Climate Investment

Irina Markina

Managing Director, Chief Decarbonization Officer, Ara Partners

Ashley McNamee

Managing Director, Revelstoke Capital Partners

Johnathan Medina

Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Macquarie Asset Management (MAM)

Tim Mohin

Partner and Director, BCG

Zack Montebell

Vice President, Green Bank of NY

Ben Morley

Partner and Associate Director, BCG

Johan Nordenson

ESG Operating Partner, Altamont Capital Partners

Denise Odaro

Head of ESG and Sustainability, PAI Partners

Evelina Olago

Managing Director of Client & Strategy, Just Climate

Anthony Oni

Managing Partner, Energy Impact Partners (EIP)

Carletta Ooton

Head of ESG - Operating Partner, Apollo Global Management

Eimear Palmer

Partner, Global Head of ESG, Pantheon Ventures

Jessica Pan

Senior Portfolio Manager, APG Asset Management

Nicole Peerless

Head of Global Business Engagement, Pulsora

William Pleasant

Sustainability Business Advisor, Bridge House Advisors

Jennifer Pryce

President and CEO, Calvert Impact

Leela Ramnath

Global Head of Sustainability Strategy, Warburg Pincus

Mohammad Rasouli

AI expert for Investment, Stanford University

Seth Reynolds

Partner/Principal, EY-Parthenon, Ernst & Young LLP

Di Rifai

Chair, Creating Future Us

Lindsay Rosenstein

Principal and Head of ESG, Crestview Partners

Abrielle Rosenthal

Managing Director, TowerBrook Capital Partners

Jeff Ross

Chief Investment Officer, Infrastructure, Generate Capital

Avantika Saisekar

Managing Director of Sustainable Investing, Wafra Inc.

Gayatri Sarkar

Founder and CEO, Advaita Capital

Jakob Schenker

Director, ESG and Climate Advisory Practice, KPMG

Sheryl Schwartz

Co Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Alti

Rajith Sebastian

Head of ESG and Sustainable Investing, New York State Insurance Fund

Fran Seegull

President, U.S. Impact Investing Alliance

Julian Seelan

Managing Director, ESG Strategy & Product Development

Shannon Selden

Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton

Snehal Shah

Reporter, New Private Markets, PEI Group

Valerie Shen

Partner and Chief Operating Officer, G2 Venture Partners

Daniel Silverberg

Managing Director, Capstone

Bruce B. Simpson

GP, Agetech Capital

Tara Mei Smith

ESG Integration Officer for the Bureau of Asset Management, Office of NYC Comptroller

Ulysses Smith

ESG Senior Advisor, Debevoise & Plimpton

Pete Stavros

Partner, Co-Head of Global Private Equity, KKR

Chavon Sutton

Senior Investment Director, Sustainable and Impact Investing Research, Cambridge Associates

Ercan Ucak

Vice President, Cerberus Capital Management

Heleen van Poecke

Co-founder and CEO, KEY ESG

Nathalie Viens

Managing Director and Head of Asset Management – Private Infrastructure, CBRE Investment Management

Walter Viguilouk

Managing Director, Sustainable Investing, Private Markets, Manulife Investment Management

Aditya Vikram

Head of Private Equity, UNPRI

Marianne Voss

Managing Director and Chief ESG Officer, Webster Equity Partners

Lexi Wachter

Vice President ESG, General Atlantic

Tensie Whelan

Professor, Director, NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business

Dan Winters

Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives, GRESB

Tricia Winton

Partner and Global Head of ESG, Bain Capital

Amanda Wirth

Senior Alternative Investments Specialist, Mercer

Chase Wisnowski

Head of Multi-Strategy, SVP, Malk Partners

David Wynn

Chief Product Officer, Greenstone

Serge Younes

Partner, Global Head of Sustainability, Investindustrial

Abdulla Zaid

Vice President, Private Capital Research, MSCI