ESG implementation and reporting for private markets

Driving value within private markets requires a tailored approach that aligns to where a business is on their ESG journey. Sam Bayes and Michael Lukin discuss some of the frameworks have been developed to support the implementation and measurement of ESG into businesses as well as examples of how we have partnered with portfolio companies on ESG integration.

Hive and Wellness Group

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Description

The Local Broadband Network Company (LBNCo) is an installer and owner of superfast broadband networks in residential developments. LBNCo is engaged by property developers to install and maintain the fibre infrastructure, and sells ‘wholesale’ network acces to the retail service providers who then provide services to the tenants. LBNCo is now part of Uniti Group (ASX: UWL) following its acquisition in August 2019.

Stone Axe Pastoral

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Stone Axe is a producer of ultra-premium wagyu beef. The company has operations in NSW, QLD, WA and Victoria and is actively growing its herd via large scale embryto transfer program. Stone Axe has rapidly grown to become on of the largest fool blood wagyu producers in the world.