Novata at a Glance


AUM by Novata clients


Companies contracted


Standards-aligned metrics available
Report completion rate, all time


ESG data points reported, all time


2023 private markets ESG benchmarks

We are a B-corp certified public benefit corporation created by a unique consortium of non-profit and for-profit organizations that are experts in financial data, private markets, and social justice.

A Public-Private
Partnership Built to Last

Solving today’s toughest problems takes a collaborative approach. Novata aligns private markets around a shared, unbiased approach to navigate ESG. We have built an ecosystem of expertise to represent interests across private markets, financial data, and social justice.

Our unique consortium across public and private enterprise includes the deep expertise of our Leadership Team, Board of Directors and ESG Advisory Council. This partnership places Novata at the forefront of ESG to provide solutions built for the future.

Our mission is to empower private markets to achieve a more sustainable and inclusive form of capitalism.

We make it easy for private markets to collect, analyze, and report the metrics that matter.

  • Private Equity
  • Private Credit
  • Venture Capital
  • Limited Partners
  • Private Companies
  • Professional Services

Novata provides a clear and accessible way to set benchmarks for impact and drive lasting change for people and the planet.

Darren Walker President at the Ford Foundation

ESG metrics need to be captured and measured in order to be understood. Simply put, Novata provides that solution.

Erik Hirsch Vice Chairman of Hamilton Lane

Novata is the industry leader enabling firms to increase transparency with stakeholders on the ESG metrics that matter.

Mona SutphenPartner and Head of Investment Strategies at The Vistria Group

Novata delivers a 360-degree look at companies' ESG performance, allowing them to turn metrics into milestones that will undergird the path toward a more sustainable, inclusive future.

Margot BrandenburgSenior Program Officer, Mission Investments, Ford Foundation; and Co-Chair of Novata ESG Advisory Council

Novata brings together Hamilton Lane, Omidyar, Ford Foundation, S&P Global, Microsoft and others to bring a whole new set of insights to the private markets.

Doug Peterson President & CEO at S&P Global