BCG Named Long-Term Benchmarking and Advisory Partner to the ESG Data Convergence Initiative
The ESG Data Convergence Initiative (EDCI) Steering Committee announced on March 1 the formalization of Boston Consulting Group’s role as the initiative’s long-term benchmarking and advisory partner, with an initial term of three years.
EDCI Newsletter | Update on functionality for second year of the initiative
This newsletter includes details of enhancements to the EDCI data submission process and an update on participation for the second year of the initiative.
EDCI Year in Review – Interview of Meg Starr (The Carlyle Group): What a Year’s Worth of Data Tells Us About Private Equity and ESG
Interview of Meg Starr by Ben Morley (BCG) on the why the EDCI is necessary, the problems it is addressing, progress to date, and what is to come for the initiative in 2023.
EDCI Newsletter | Steering Committee Update, Year in Review, and 2023 Preview
This newsletter includes an update on the Steering Committee's leadership, a look back on 2022 and the milestones we reached, and a preview of what is to come in 2023.
EDCI Newsletter | Recent publications on ESG in private equity
This newsletter includes the announcement of BCG's recent publication as well as an article by Bloomberg on the first year of the EDCI. The latter piece was shared ahead of the Bloomberg Invest conference, where the EDCI was featured in discussions.
Inaugural Year Insights: New Data Shows How Private Equity Stacks Up on ESG
Over recent months, BCG has worked closely with the EDCI Steering Committee to review what the EDCI benchmark reveals about ESG in private equity. While the majority of these insights will remain within the EDCI community, the Steering Committee has approved the public sharing of some limited, high level insights to help the EDCI shape the future of the private equity industry’s approach to ESG (in line with the EDCI’s mission).
EDCI Newsletter | Final benchmark, revised metrics guidance, and more!
The benchmark for the first year of the Initiative has been finalized! Looking ahead to next year, revised metrics guidance and an updated data submission template have been published on the EDCI site based on feedback from participants for the 2023 reporting cycle. BCG Expand will also return to develop the 2023 benchmark.
EDCI Newsletter | Update on inaugural year
A dedicated EDCI standalone website is now live, which now serves as a one-stop shop for all relevant information, FAQs and news about the initiative.
ILPA Steps Into Expanded Role as Secretariat to the ESG Data Convergence Initiative
The Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) announces that it has taken on a new role as the Secretariat of EDCI, demonstrating its commitment to the initiative.
World Economic Forum Anual Meeting 2022 – Interview of Meg Starr (The Carlyle Group) by Tawfik Hammoud (BCG)
Interview of Meg Starr by Tawfik Hammoud on the rationale and history of the EDCI, its evolution and trajectory, current status, and next steps.