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Why developing an impact assessment tool for venture capital?

ClearlySo launched ClearlySo ATLAS, a new impact assessment tool focused on the private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) market in December. They received a considerable amount of coverage, although many queried the focus. Traditionally “social” metrics were developed as part of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) work, which looked at large listed companies. Furthermore, extensive sets of social indicators were used to assess the impacts of “social enterprises”. This was often at the demand of funders. So why did ClearlySo opt to concentrate on the Private Equity/Venture Capital sector? "There are several reasons", explains ...