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Private Equity Stakeholder Project, the Sierra Club, and Other Climate Groups: Private Equity Firms Must Disclose Emissions, Transition away from Fossil Fuels, and Disclose Political Spending and Lobbying Efforts

Two dozen climate justice organizations are calling upon private equity firms to develop a plan with clear benchmarks to shift to pollution-free energy portfolios; plan for a just transition for workers and communities impacted by current fossil fuel holdings; and…


Blackstone Drills Deeper as Investors Shift Away from Fossil Fuels

The largest alternative asset manager’s extensive fossil fuels investments face litigation, community opposition and environmental violations The risks of fossil fuel investments came into sharp focus for the world’s largest alternative asset manager, The Blackstone Group, over the past several…

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Private Equity’s Exposure to Fossil Fuels

As the oil industry shudders through cratering demand and rock-bottom prices, analysts are expecting a wave of bankruptcies,[1] a particular vulnerability for companies carrying a heavy debt load. Private equity firms poured $65 billion into oil investments in…

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