The response from Blackstone

Blackstone provided partial responses to our questions.

Blackstone has a firm-wide Responsible Investing policy and has had a comprehensive sustainability program with a dedicated Chief Sustainability Officer for approximately a decade who has helped targeted portfolio companies achieve more than 15% in energy savings.

“The evaluation of ESG-related matters is integrated into our investment decision-making process as well as post-acquisition asset management with a goal of year-over-year improvement.

“Given the infancy of our infrastructure portfolio, we are unable to participate in this year’s survey, but we look forward to having more to share in the future.”