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Environmental Finance: ESG data and verification in private equity – part one

03 August 2023
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This is a redacted version of a conversation in London convened and moderated by Environmental Finance and sponsored by SGS.

Peter Cripps: How do you go about verifying the ESG claims and impact of your investments?

Stanley Kwong: I think collecting the data in a systematic way across the different regions is the stage we’re at. So, we haven’t necessarily gone out to verify all this data. We’ve put in a lot of effort to actually just make sure we capture the right data.

And then we do a quality assurance with the support of an ESG consultant. So, it’s about verification as well as adding a layer of validity checking on whether the data coming in is correct.

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