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TCFD & Climate Risk Reporting
7 - 8 March 2023
Park Plaza, VictoriaLondon

Polly Firman
Sustainability at Actis

Profile

Polly joined the Actis Sustainability team in 2021 and has over eight years’ experience working in sustainability/ESG across Europe, LATAM, Africa, and Asia. Polly focuses on delivering Actis’ commitment to sustainable investing, integrating Actis’ sustainability strategy across the investment process and asset management. Polly also leads Actis’ Net Zero strategy – as a signatory to the Net Zero Asset Manager’s Initiative, Actis has committed to Net Zero across its portfolio by 2050.

Actis is a leading global investor in sustainable infrastructure and the world’s largest manager of impact capital in private markets. With over $15bn AUM, Actis invests private equity in Energy, Real Estate, Long Life, and Digital Infrastructure that accelerates the transition to a net zero economy and builds competitive returns along the way. Actis actively works with portfolio companies to generate positive ESG and sustainability outcomes that are value accretive for investors as well as society. Through this rigorous approach to ESG, Actis delivers on its conviction that values drive value – generating financial performance for investors and creating companies that are sustainability leaders.

Prior to joining Actis, Polly worked in Deloitte’s ESG Advisory team. At Deloitte she led ESG services for multinational energy and natural resources companies, advising some of the largest companies globally on complex sustainability risks and value creation opportunities. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Cape Town.

Agenda Sessions

  • Transition to a net zero economy

    09:05