Generation Investment Management

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"Generation is an independent, private, owner-managed partnership with offices in London, New York and Sydney. The firm was co-founded in 2004 by Al Gore and David Blood." [1] "Five percent of the profitability of the firm is allocated to the Generation Foundation..." [2]

Generation Investment Management's four other founding Partners were: [3]

  • Mark Ferguson, previously co-Head of Pan-European Research at Goldman Sachs Asset Management and a Global Equities Portfolio Manager, is Chief Investment Officer.
  • Peter Harris, previously head of International Operations for Goldman Sachs Asset Management, is Chief Operating Officer.
  • Peter S. Knight, formerly Managing Director Met West Financial, lawyer, Chief of Staff for Senator Al Gore (D-TN) from 1977-1989, and Campaign Manager for President Clinton’s successful re-election in 1996, is President of Generation U.S.
  • Colin le Duc, previously Director of Research for SAM Sustainable Asset Management (Zurich) and an international strategy consultant for Arthur D. Little in London, is Head of Research.

Partnerships

"Generation is proud of its close relationship with a number of leading organizations working towards a more sustainable future:" [4]

Memberships and Initiatives

"To support Generation's commitment to strengthening the field of sustainability research, we participate in the following initiatives:" [5]

Contact

URL: http://www.generationim.com

Resources and articles

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References

  1. About, Generation Investment Management, accessed November 28, 2011.
  2. Foundation, Generation Investment Management, accessed November 28, 2011.
  3. GENERATION ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR NEW INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT FIRM, Generation Investment Management, accessed November 28, 2011.
  4. Partnerships, Generation Investment Management, accessed November 28, 2011.
  5. Partnerships, Generation Investment Management, accessed November 28, 2011.