Private equity

Responsible investment is naturally aligned to private equity through its long-term investment horizon and stewardship-based style.

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Greenhouse Gas Accounting and Reporting for the Private Equity Sector


A report developed by the Initiative Climat International (iCI) with ERM, enables GPs to establish processes for carbon footpring data collection and thereby improve the quality of their GHG emissions reporting.

Private markets

Credit Trade Associations join forces with PRI on ESG Credit harmonization


The Alternative Credit Council (ACC), the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA) and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) are joining forces to align lenders and private equity sponsors to support material and consistent ESG data disclosure within the credit markets.

Venture capital

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Case studies: Responsible investment in venture capital

This series of case studies on responsible investment in venture capital addresses themes ranging from climate change to DEI.

Technical guides


Guide for limited partners: responsible investment in private equity

The appetite for ESG integration in private equity has grown strongly since the 2nd edition of this guide in 2011.

Private equity TCFD

TCFD for private equity general partners

This guide sets out the actions that private equity general partners (GPs) can take to address the four-pillar framework of the recommendations proposed by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

Practical guides and tools


Guidance for private equity signatories: US directors’ duties and ESG

The legal duties imposed on directors of US companies incorporated in Delaware require them to take into account material ESG factors and permit them to take other ESG factors into account when rationally related to stockholder interests when discharging their duties.

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