Determine and benchmark companies’ complete carbon footprint (Scope 1, 2 and 3).
Institutional investors are sharpening their focus on the financial impacts of climate change in private-asset portfolios. Though climate risk affects every asset, the challenge of addressing it intensifies with private portfolios because of the opacity that can characterize such assets.
Limited Partners (LPs) are aligning their strategies with global temperature targets and assessing climate-related risks and opportunities.
General Partners (GPs) are examining the climate resilience of portfolio companies and other unlisted assets, pursuing climate engagement and offering investors insight into the impact of transition and physical risk on valuations.2
See how investors use MSCI ESG Research and Burgiss, a market leader in data and analytics for private assets, to take climate change into account across public and private asset classes.
Carbon Footprinting of Private Equity and Debt Funds offers comprehensive data and analysis for measuring and monitoring greenhouse gas emissions within private equity portfolios. The tool, which combines performance data produced by Burgiss with climate risk models developed by MSCI ESG Research, helps investors measure and compare Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions of private companies and other unlisted assets, and to see how climate risk may affect private company valuations.3
Data and analysis is also available on financed emissions (relevant for Scope 3, category 15 reporting) on Burgiss universe of 50,000 companies to provide a more complete carbon footprinting picture for a PCAF and TCFD aligned reporting approach.
Carbon Footprinting of Private Equity and Debt Funds is available as an extension of Burgiss Transparency Data delivered through the Burgiss Private i® Analytics Platform, Climate Lab Enterprise, Risk Manager and other third-party platforms.
Carbon Footprinting of Equity and Debt Funds helps investors understand the long-term implications of climate change in private asset portfolios.
|Measure Carbon Footprint||Assess resilience to risks and opportunities||Create climate-aligned strategies||Conduct due diligence||Climate risk and ESG reporting|
MSCI helps investors address the financial impacts of climate change at every stage and better understand how the risks and opportunities of a warming climate may affect their portfolios.
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1 MSCI ESG Ratings, research and data are produced by MSCI ESG Research LLC, a subsidiary of MSCI Inc. MSCI ESG Indexes, Analytics and Real Estate are products of MSCI Inc. that utilize information from MSCI ESG Research LLC. MSCI Indexes are administered by MSCI Limited (UK).
2 “Private markets are a hot topic for 2022,” FT, January 14, 2022, https://www.ft.com/content/45ecf00a-0efe-4bc5-8c54-ca626ada4ecd?shareType=nongift (opens in a new tab)
3 Information containing any historical information, data or analysis should not be taken as an indication or guarantee of any future performance, analysis, forecast or prediction. Past performance does not guarantee future results. MSCI ESG Research products and services are provided by MSCI ESG Research LLC, and are designed to provide in-depth research, ratings and analysis of environmental, social and governance-related