Ken Mehlman

Ken Mehlman

Member & Global Head of Public Affairs

Ken Mehlman (New York) joined KKR in 2008 and is a Member, Global Head of Public Affairs & Co-Head of KKR Global Impact. Since joining KKR, Ken has helped identify investment opportunities & assess and improve the companies in which KK...

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SEP 24, 2019

How KKR is Tackling the UN SDGs

How KKR is Tackling the UN SDGs

It is inspiring to see so many government, business and nonprofit leaders come together this week for the United Nations General Assembly and Climate Week NYC to discuss how best to address some of the greatest challenges of our time. These gatherings and others like it (PRI in Person, GIIN Investor Forum, Climate ...

APR 12, 2019

Making an Impact with the IFC Principles

Making an Impact with the IFC Principles

KKR Global Impact became a founding signatory to the IFC Principles on April 12, 2019 at a signing ceremony in Washington, D.C. We often get asked how we think about and approach impact investing, particularly as it relates to impact measurement and management. It’s a good question. ...

DEC 14, 2018

5 Questions with the Co-Heads of KKR Global Impact

5 Questions with the Co-Heads of KKR Global Impact

Recent reports and headlines have confirmed what we’ve learned over the past 10 years – the scale of the world’s social and environmental problems can’t be solved by government and philanthropic spending alone. Private capital can and must play a role. Investing behind the right themes, investors have an oppor...

JUL 19, 2018

Responsible Investment at KKR

Responsible Investment at KKR

Q: KKR’s commitment to responsible investment continues to deepen. Why is the Firm so committed to this investment approach? Ken Mehlman (KM), Member and Global Head of Public Affairs: For KKR, responsible investment is about understanding commercial solutions to global challenges, embedding operat...

AUG 22, 2016

A Need for Partnership to Solve Significant Global Challenges

A Need for Partnership to Solve Significant Global Challenges

Today’s global challenges can be addressed—and in some cases transformed into opportunities—when the best thinking and resources partner together. At KKR, we believe that we have a role to play as investors in helping address key pressing societal challenges. That is why our sixth annual Environmental, Social, Governa...