Angelo Gordon Joins Novata General Partner Advisory Committee to Promote ESG in Private Markets

Published on: 12 August 2022
by KnowESG
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Angelo Gordon, a $50 billion alternative investment firm specialising in credit and real estate investing, has joined the General Partner (GP) Advisory Committee at Novata. Novata, a public benefit company supported by the Ford Foundation, Hamilton Lane, S&P Global, and Omidyar Network, is the premier ESG data management platform for the private markets.

Novata provides clients with a distinct "on-ramp" for picking ESG criteria, seamless data collection into a secure database, and data insights and analytics tools to inform investment decisions.

The Novata GP Advisory Committee, comprised of the world's premier private investment companies committed to ESG, provides vital guidance and suggestions to the Novata ecosystem on several ESG challenges, such as effective ESG measurement and benchmarking tools.

Allison Binns, Global Head of ESG & Sustainable Investing Strategy at Angelo Gordon, said: 

"Angelo Gordon is proud to partner with other industry leaders on the Novata GP Advisory Committee and welcomes the opportunity to provide insight into the evolving expectations for ESG measurement and reporting in private credit from the GP, legal, and accounting perspectives."

Scott Kennedy, President, Chief Strategy Officer, and Co-Founder of Novata, said: 

"I can speak for all of us at Novata that we are excited to welcome the first private credit firm, Angelo Gordon, to our GP Advisory Committee—a group of industry leaders focused on how to best advance ESG in the private markets and beyond. Angelo Gordon is a leading example of a firm committed to incorporating ESG considerations into its investment process, and we look forward to gaining their valuable insights on these topics.”

Source: Businesswire

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