KKR, a global investment firm, has launched its Sustainability Expert Advisory Council which comprises of six leading experts across ESG issues.

The Council will complement the firm’s growing ESG capabilities by providing external insights and perspectives on sustainability topics including climate, diversity, inclusion, governance, data responsibility and more.

The council will consist of Robert Eccles, chair of the SEAC; Alexandra Givens, president and CEO of Center of Democracy and Technology; Nat Keohane, president of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions; Andrew Stern, senior fellow of the Economic Security Project; Roy Swan, head of mission investments at Ford Foundation; and Claudia Zeisberger, senior affiliate professor of entrepreneurship at INSEAD.

“I look forward to helping KKR as it continues to raise the bar for responsible investing through its thoughtful and rigorous approach to managing ESG issues,” added Dr. Eccles.

Editor’s Note: Mergers & Acquisitions recently launched our inaugural PE Innovators in ESG list, in which we recognized 18 entities that are leading the way.