We are delighted to announce that 17Capital has become a signatory to the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) Diversity in Action initiative.
The Diversity in Action initiative brings together LP’s and GP’s who publicly acknowledge their commitment and to take concrete steps to advance diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) both in the workplace and the industry more broadly.
The initiative focuses on a foundational set of DEI actions spanning talent management, investment management and industry engagement.
What does it mean to become a signatory?
By becoming a signatory, 17Capital publicly demonstrates its support and signals that we:
- Believe in the importance of DEI to the future success and sustainability of the private equity industry
- Agree that only by sharing information about specific actions taken will we encourage the mainstream implementation of DEI best practices and be able to measure our progress over time
- On a best-efforts basis, will voluntarily provide up to date information on specific actions being undertaken
- Recognise the benefits that accrue to all market participants by collaborating to address specific challenges to DEI and commits to participating in future conversations about industry progress against the framework.