Private Equity and Emerging Markets Agribusiness: Building Value Through Sustainability
This report has been written for emerging market private equity fund managers. It highlights trends in private equity investment in emerging markets agribusiness and promotes adopting environmental and social management systems to generate sustainable financial returns. While the report points out the environmental and social risks in primary production, it considers how such risks may reverberate through the value chain. These risks and opportunities are not exclusive to a particular commodity but relevant to all agro- commodities, including livestock, aquaculture and timber, the last of which is the focus of a case study in this report.