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.
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.
ICSWG-US Votes to Support the ESG Data Convergence Project
The Investment Consultants Sustainability Working Group representing 17 investment consulting firms and $33 trillion assets under management announced its support of EDCI.
Pulling back the curtain on private equity’s ESG impact
Private markets, where companies can get away with minimal disclosure about their business, have been criticised as the underworld where polluting assets can go to hide. But the shadows are receding.
The Industry’s First-Ever Partnership to Standardize ESG Reporting
Carlyle’s Meg Starr and Karishma Ahuja join CalPERS’ Greg Ruiz and Julia Jaskolska share insights on the ESG Data Convergence Initiative, discuss how key industry stakeholders can benefit, and what to expect from the initiative in the future.