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The investment community plays a pivotal role in the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) world. As the momentum behind the impact investing continues to grow, institutional investors are increasingly motivated to assess the ESG footprint of their investment portfolios. However, this task presents significant challenges, as portfolio managers must execute a tedious process of collecting and reviewing an extensive volume of data points across their investment portfolios, which can encompass anywhere from a few dozen to thousands of investment companies. As a result, this manual approach leads to a long and inefficient execution cycle.

At Archer, we are committed to comprehending the pain points within the market and developing solutions that effectively address them. We are delighted to announce the launch of Archer ESG Portfolio Management – a cutting-edge solution designed to enable institutional investors to efficiently gather and analyze ESG data across their investment portfolios.

Initially tailored to cater to the needs of the private equity's general partner (GP) - portfolio company structure, this innovative solution can be utilized by a diverse group of institutional investors involved in private and public, debt and equity investments. A wide range of portfolio managers, including asset management companies, venture capital, private equity firms, and commercial lenders, can benefit immensely from implementing Archer ESG Portfolio Management. The versatility of Archer ESG Portfolio Management extends its application even beyond the investment realm, making it suitable for the parent company – subsidiary type of relationship structure.  

Archer ESG Management solution represents a truly integrated approach for ESG data collection, aggregation and analysis across the investment portfolio. The solution’s key features include:

  1. Portfolio hierarchy
  2. ESG Data Convergence Initiative (EDCI) framework
  3. Customizable metrics
  4. Aggregation
  5. Dashboards


Portfolio Hierarchy

Archer ESG Management solution offers a distinct hierarchy for investor – portfolio company, and  GP relationships. It allows portfolio managers to establish a relevant connection structure with portfolio companies.


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EDCI Framework

Initiated by CalPERS and Carlyle, EDCI represents a set of guiding ESG principles applied by GPs and LPs to collect ESG data across their portfolio companies. The framework is widely used by private equity companies globally. Archer ESG Portfolio Management solution embeds the EDCI framework, allowing portfolio managers to automate a process of collecting ESG data based on EDCI.




Customizable Metrics

At Archer we acknowledge that every portfolio management company is unique and might want to use their own metrics. Our ESG Portfolio Management solution enables investors to create customizable ESG metrics and collect data based on those tailored metrics.


Portfolio managers have to collect ESG data across a sizable number of portfolio companies. Archer ESG Portfolio Management allows to aggregate data received from their portfolio companies at the portfolio and country/region levels for further analysis.


Archer ESG Portfolio Management solution offers dashboards and visuals that provide valuable information on collected ESG data across geographies, sectors and three dimensions of ESG. Portfolio managers can use analytics to track metrics and draw valuable insights on their portfolio ESG performance.




We are excited about the potential for enhanced efficiency and automation that our solution offers to portfolio managers, empowering them to streamline their processes and freeing up valuable time to focus on what truly matters.

Please reach out to your account representative to schedule a demo call and learn more about Archer ESG Portfolio Management.