NeuGroup and DWS: A New Approach for Corporates Reducing Carbon Footprints

DWS’s sustainable investment experts Andy Pidden, Priscilla Lu and Louise Moretto share insights on how corporates are using renewable energy private equity strategies to achieve their climate goals.

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Sustainable Investments

Celebrating 25+ years of experience in responsible investing

DWS’s Sustainable Investments team seeks to create strategies with the potential for attractive financial returns while promoting measurable social and/or environmental outcomes for investors.

Sustainable Investments in numbers


microfinance fund launched by a global bank (1997)


years history of direct investments in financial inclusion, agriculture, clean energy and technology, and climate change mitigation/adaptation globally


million deployed to Africa since 2011 │Financing agricultural value chains in Africa to increase the poor’s income.


countries impacted │Investing in responsible financial inclusion and promoting consumer protection.


tCO2e emissions saved │Supporting the EU’s goals to mitigate climate change by financing energy efficiency and renewable projects.

  • Global team located across four continents; fluent in 10+ languages
  • Direct investment experience, supported by rigorous due diligence and social and environmental monitoring/metrics
  • Integration of ESG/SI research and investments
  • Diversity of product offering across private debt/equity investments and corporate sustainability solutions
  • Solutions target global issues encapsulated in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Long-term leader on key ESG/SI initiatives – among the lead signatories of the UN Principles for Responsible Investing (UNPRI) in 2008, Investor’s Council Member of the Global Impact Investors Network (GIIN)
  • Leader and active participant in numerous other key industry associations and networks, including;

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There is a wide spectrum of capital and investment categories for ESG and sustainable/impact investing. Strategies range from largely return-focused ESG risk management to pure philanthropy.

DWS offers the full spectrum, including sustainable investments and social impact investment products, spanning private as well as public funds.

  • Our in-house proprietary investment capability and several decades of experience is a key differentiator among our competition

ESG Spectrum of investment categories

Focus on impact and financial return at scale

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DWS offers the full spectrum of ESG, while DWS Impact SI focuses on double bottom return and scalability


Our team

Andrew Pidden

Global Head of Investments Sustainable Investments

Priscilla Lu

Sustainable Investments for Asia

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