Frankfurt – October 19, 2016 – The Long Term Infrastructure Investors Association (LTIIA) and eFront, the leading provider of software solutions for alternative asset classes, announced today releasing the library of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) indicators for infrastructure investments.
The library will help asset managers and institutional investors collect and manage information on ESG performance of their assets for reporting and certification purposes. Many infrastructure investors have contributed to the formation of the Library by sharing the indicators they are using today.
The release of the library will increase to over 300 the count of indicators available in eFront’s ESG platform. Integrated with the financial information management across the wider eFront offering, this platform provides investors and asset managers with the ability to attain a holistic view of their portfolios and a more robust approach to integrating ESG information into investment processes.
Eugene Zhuchenko, LTIIA Executive Director, said:
“We welcome the release of a powerful tool that can make it simpler for many investors to monitor and improve their ESG performance, Built entirely by investors, this Library sets a great example of cooperation and knowledge sharing enabling a better performance in the marketplace.”
Olivier Dellenbach, CEO at eFront said:
“We are excited to be co-developing the ESG Indicator library for infrastructure Investments with LTIIA. This library will enable infrastructure investors to integrate relevant ESG information into investment decision making.”
About Long Term Infrastructure Investors Association (LTIIA)
Founded in 2014, LTIIA gathers investors that collectively manage in excess of 5 trillion dollars of assets and that include some of the most active investors globally in the field of long term investment in infrastructure. The Association’s three key priorities at the core of its action: (i) proactive engagement with public stakeholders to support attractive investment frameworks, (ii) development of financial performance benchmarks, and (iii) definition and sharing of best practices in relation to Environmental, Social and Governance issues. Visit www.ltiia.org for more information.