Private equity is leaving billions of dollars in sustainability value on the table

January 29, 2024 EcoVadis EN

Private equity has a significant opportunity to create financial and societal value through sustainability.  PE firms that invest in improving the management and quality of companies to enable increased valuation multiples can also bring sustainability to their value creation tool box.  Unfortunately, many PE firms do not yet know how to identify, create or capture that value.  

Our research into both PE firms (GPs) and institutional investors (LPs) finds that most are focused solely on identifying major red flags during due diligence and collecting a few ESG reporting metrics once an investment is made.

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