This study was conducted to understand how well the Private Equity houses and their financial specialists are figuring ESG contemplations into their speculation choices and the portfolio management procedures.

Research Advisory

This study was conducted by the research advisory team at iResearch Services to examines private equity investing which focused on environmental, social and governance factors.

Survey & Analysis

Survey Responses




Telephonic Interview
Telephonic Interview
Online Survey
Online Survey

Key Takeaways

81% of respondents report ESG matters to their Boards at least once a year.

35% of respondents now have teams dedicated to responsible investment (compared to 27% in 2016).

91% of respondents have already adopted or are currently developing a responsible investment or ESG policy.

67% of respondents have identified and prioritized Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that are relevant to their investments (compared to 38% in 2016).

60% of concerned respondents have already implemented measures to address human rights.

83% of respondents are concerned about climate risks in their portfolio.

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