Pan-emerging market private equity firm Actis became UNEP FI’s 207th member in early February. With a distinctive ethos focused on the transformative force of capital in the developing world, The London-based firm brings to the UNEP FI community a decisively global perspective. “The private equity industry is waking up to the imperative of integrating sustainability issues into investment decisions,” said ESG Senior Advisor Rita Kumar, commenting on key trends in Actis’ sector of activity. “We are now turning our attention to maximise the upside and create value for our portfolio companies through targeted sustainability interventions,” she said. More information here.