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Make critical decisions with clear, standardized sustainability and climate data at scale

Gain a sharper view of investments with the tool that enables you to more effectively measure and report the sustainability progress of your portfolio companies as well as integrate sustainability considerations into your investment process. Use our streamlined process to collect data from private companies using the ESG Integrated Disclosure Project (ESG IDP) template, the leading private credit sustainability reporting framework.


Unlisted assets constitute 25% of major asset owners’ portfolios1

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Why private sustainability data matters

Private asset investors face growing pressures to integrate sustainability and climate issues into their investment process, as well as comply with a new regulatory landscape while continuing to seek value generation. They are also expected to analyze private markets as rigorously as they do public markets. MSCI Private Company Data Connect is designed to allow investors to gain a full view of their investments.

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Bringing clarity to private data 

Access financially-material sustainability data at scale to support investment decision-making and reporting.

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How clients use MSCI Private Company Data Connect

  • General Partners can leverage insights to support guideline management, investment screening, due diligence, value creation strategies and regulatory reporting obligations.

  • Portfolio companies can simplify their disclosure reporting to stakeholders, maximize impact by accessing a network of capital market participants, and gauge positioning versus peers in the market. 

Private Company Data Connect also helps companies without emissions data perform extensive carbon accounting using Persefoni’s carbon accounting & climate disclosure software. Companies can use the software, which has been designed for reporting for industry-leading disclosure frameworks including the CDP, TCFD, the SEC’s proposed climate disclosure rule, California Senate Bill 253, the Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting regulation and the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive. 

Why MSCI - Private Company Data Connect


  • A leading data provider to LPs globally

    MSCI has been advancing transparency in public and private markets for over 30 years with the acquisition of the Burgiss Group.

  • ESG and climate expertise

    We compile climate data that covers nearly 10,000 companies and more than 95% of the global value of equity, fixed income, sovereign debt and real estate markets.

  • Total portfolio coverage

    We are one of the leading providers of ESG and climate data and analytics for public companies globally and work with the largest financial institutions across asset owners, banks, insurance companies and the wealth sector.

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  • 1 Global Pension Assets Study | 2023.” Thinking Ahead Institute, Willis Towers Watson, 2023.