Frequently Asked Questions

What are IBCG main publications?

IBCG publishes across a variety of platforms, and the great majority of our external content is available here on
This includes reports, articles, white papers, videos, and podcasts. This site is also the home of 13 departments’ in all of business platform.

Can I reprint or distribute IBCG publications? users can download and print PDF copies of our publications for personal-business, educational, and informational purposes. We do not authorize the use of our content for promotional, sales, or marketing purposes. Please note that we do not supply customized reprints.

How do I obtain permission to republish an article or an excerpted exhibit?

IBCG allows select publications to republish our articles and exhibits, subject to approval. To request permission to republish an article or exhibit, online or in print, please write to with the following information:

Please note that our reprint licensing policy does not permit altering articles in any way, translating them into other languages, or creating edited excerpts or summaries. We allow select publications to excerpt our exhibits, subject to approval.

We ask that our content be used only for educational, informational, or editorial purposes. We do not authorize the use of our content for sales, marketing, business, or promotional purposes.

Please allow two to four weeks for us to review and reply to your request.

What is the IBCG Insights SITE?

The IBCG Insights Site provides mobile access to our publications, including of train, research, consulting ….reports, and articles from across our industry and functional practices.

Does IBCG accept article submissions?

While the majority of our articles are written by IBCG consultants, we do accept submissions from external thought leaders and practitioners. The bar is the same for all authors: we look for thinking that is novel, useful, and rigorously substantiated.
For external contributors, we also attach weight to work that sheds light on topics that are a priority for our firm and to submissions from recognized leaders in their field. To explore whether IBCG might be interested in publishing your work, please email us at We review both drafts and proposals. If your submission holds promise, we will be in touch to discuss the content and clarify our editorial process.