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7 Steps to an ESG Process for Venture Capital Funds 

 

Background: Challenges, Solutions & Business Case

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Report

Responsible Investing in Tech & Venture Capital

Business case and action plan for venture capital funds investing in high growth tech ventures to adopt ESG practices

Harvard Kennedy School

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Report

Starting up: Responsible Investment in Venture Capital

Framework and working group for advancing ESG adoption in venture capital 

Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

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Report

Responsible Venture Capital  

Framework for venture capital funds investing in emerging markets to adopt  ESG practices

CDC Group (BII) | FMO | ERM

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Survey

Pitchbook Sustainable Investment Survey  

Annual survey of GPs and LPs on progress of adoption of ESG practices in private markets 

Pitchbook

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Report

Growing the Seeds of ESG: VC, Start-ups and the Need for  Sustainability

Business case and framework for ESG in VC and  start-ups

KfW Capital | BCG

Holding Phones

Survey

500 Global: ESG Survey 2020

Survey of founders in high growth ventures on priorities and business case for ESG adoption

500 Global

How-to Guides: Building an ESG Process

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How-To Guide: ESG Process-GPs

BVCA Responsible Investment Toolkit

Comprehensive guide to setting up an ESG process for GPs

 British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association

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How-To Guide: Private Equity

PRI Private Equity Reports & Tools

Collection of tools on ESG integration & DD for GPs and LPs in private equity

Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

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How-To Guide: ESG Process-LPs

ILPA: ESG Roadmap & Resources

Comprehensive guide to setting up an ESG process for LPs

Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA)

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How-To Guide: Private Equity

Integrating ESG Holistically in Private Equity

Guide for PE funds to evaluate materiality and impact in portfolio companies

SASB

Analyzing Data

How-To Guide: ESG Policy

How to Write an ESG Policy

Guidance on writing a Responsible Investment (ESG) Policy for GPs 

 BSR

Skyscrapers

How-To Guide: IPOs

How Emerging Public Companies can Deliver on ESG Expectations

Guidance for late stage ventures on preparing ESG reporting for IPOs

Morgan Stanley  

Due Diligence Questionnaires (DDQs)

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DDQ- GP

VentureESG Due Diligence Framework

DDQ for venture capital GPs covering 9 ESG dimensions

VentureESG

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DDQ - GP

BII ESG Toolkit for Fund Managers

DDQ and performance standards for GPs investing in emerging economies

British International Investment (BII)

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DDQ- LP

Responsible Investment DDQ for VC LPs

ESG DDQ for LPs of venture capital GPs

Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

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DDQ- LP

ILPA DDQ and Diversity Metrics Template

Comprehensive DDQ including ESG for LPs 

Institutional Limited Partners Assocation

Cases & Examples: ESG in Action

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Example - GP

500 Global

ESG Annual Report, resources, webinars

500 Global

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Example - GP

Cathay Innovation

ESG Policy 

Cathay Innovation

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Example - GP

Balderton

Aligning high growth ventures to Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

Balderton

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Example - GP

Techstars

ESG Policy 

Techstars

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Example - GP

Atomico

ESG Policy 

Atomico

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Example - GP

Kinnevik

ESG KPIs, active management, and sustainability reports since 2015

Kinnevik 

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Example - GP

Norwest Venture Partners

ESG Policy 

Norwest Venture Partners

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Example - GP

Insight Partners

ESG Integration process & learnings

Insight Partners

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Example - GP

Pitango Venture Capital

Impact migration program for all portfolio companies

Pitango

Process
Frameworks
DDQ
Examples
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