Episode #56 Lila Preston – A Deep Dive into Sustainable and ESG Investing

Lila Preston is a Partner at Generation Investment Management, and is Co-Head of the Growth Equity platform – Generation’s private equity fund. Generation was, amongst others, founded by former US Vice President Al Gore. Lila also serves on the board of several companies. Lila holds a Bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and an MBA from London Business School.

In this episode we deep dive into the world of ESG and Sustainable Investing. Lila talks about Generation’s investment approach and process, from research, over pipeline building, deal sourcing, to the decision factors. We take you step by step through the process of what it means to invest with impact into Private Equity. Lila also shares some great career advice and the importance of culture in a company. 

Links

https://www.algore.com/project/generation-investment-management

https://www.generationim.com/

https://www.generationim.com/sustainability-trends/sustainability-trends-2019/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lila-preston-2198b/

https://asana.com/

https://www.seventhgeneration.com/home

https://www.gogoro.com/

If you want to get in touch: contact@thewallstreetlab.com

We look forward to your mail and will do our best to reply.

If you want to reach out to us personally, here are our LinkedIn profiles, please mention the podcast.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/andreasvonhirschhausen/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/leonardoseverino/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/lukaszmusialski/

As always, please do not forget to take 17 seconds to leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts from.

Be well and #stayhome!

Luke, Leo & Andy

Disclaimer: Information contained in this podcast constitutes the opinions of individuals and should not be treated as: Investment, Tax, Financial, or Legal advice. We take no responsibility for the accuracy of any statements made in this podcast. This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only and it does not contain an offer to sell or buy any sort of financial products and should not be treated as advertisement for such. Any copying, distribution or reproduction of this podcast without the prior permission of the creators of this podcast is strictly prohibited.