Elizabeth Seeger

Elizabeth Seeger

Director, Sustainable Investing

Elizabeth Seeger (Washington, D.C.) joined KKR in 2009 to help oversee the consideration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues throughout KKR's investment process, including the management of KKR’s ESG-focused value c...

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SEP 30, 2019

The Kisêdjê People of Brazil Are Core to Who I Am and the Work I Do, Here’s Why

The Kisêdjê People of Brazil Are Core to Who I Am and the Work I Do, Here’s Why

Few people know that my personal story of why I began working on environmental issues includes spending part of my childhood in the Xingu indigenous reserve in Brazil with a group called the Kisêdjê. The indigenous reserves in Brazil remain some of the best-protected forested areas in the Amazon region, though that’s ...

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. ...

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...

NOV 02, 2017

US Foods Serves Good Food and Wins KKR’s Eco-Innovation Award

US Foods Serves Good Food and Wins KKR’s Eco-Innovation Award

This past summer, KKR launched its second annual Eco-Innovation Award to recognize one of our global portfolio companies for an innovative, environmentally beneficial initiative that creates business value. Ten KKR portfolio companies representing different sectors and regions applied for the award. Each submiss...

DEC 21, 2016

Environmental Innovation: A Journey with No Destination

Environmental Innovation: A Journey with No Destination

Nine years ago, when I was a member of Environmental Defense Fund’s (EDF) Corporate Partnerships Program, EDF and KKR started envisioning an innovative partnership for the private equity industry.  To our knowledge, no other large private equity firm was partnering with an environmental non-governmental organizati...

DEC 22, 2015

Building on the past, focusing on the future: Green Solutions Platform

Building on the past, focusing on the future: Green Solutions Platform

Last week, we announced that KKR has decided to re-launch our pioneering environmental initiative under a new name, and with an expanded mission. KKR’s eight-year-old Green Portfolio Program (GPP), which focused on promoting eco-efficiency best practices across participating portfolio companies, is now an expanded initiat...

OCT 14, 2015

RepRisk Interviews KKR

KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit strategies, and hedge funds. Elizabeth Seeger joined KKR in 2009 to help oversee the management of environmental and social responsibility issues and opport...