Investors are increasingly applying these non-financial factors as part of their due diligence investment analysis process to identify material risks and growth opportunities.
Principles for Responsible Investment is a United Nations-supported international network of investors working together to implement its six aspirational principles, often referenced as "the Principles”.
The Net Zero Asset Managers initiative is an international group of asset managers committed to supporting the goal of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 or sooner, in line with global efforts to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius; and to supporting investing aligned with net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner.
An independent nonprofit equipping the market with the data, tools, and insights to deliver on the promise of stakeholder capitalism and an economy that works for all Americans.
Climate Action 100+ is an investor-led initiative to ensure the world’s largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters take necessary action on climate change.
Accounting for Sustainability (A4S) was established by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2004. Our aim is to transform finance to make sustainable business, business as usual.
The SEC launched the Climate and ESG Task Force within the Division of Enforcement to develop initiatives to proactively identify ESG-related misconduct consistent with increased investor reliance on climate and ESG-related disclosure and investment.
In September 2015, the General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Building on the principle of “leaving no one behind”, the new Agenda emphasizes a holistic approach to achieving sustainable development for all.
GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) is the independent, international organization that helps businesses and other organizations take responsibility for their impacts, by providing them with the global common language to communicate those impacts. We provide the world’s most widely used standards for sustainability reporting.
SASB’s mission is to help businesses around the world identify, manage and report on the sustainability topics that matter most to their investors.
Our mission is to assess and benchmark the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and other related performance of real assets, providing standardized and validated data to the capital markets.
The International <IR> Framework and Integrated Thinking Principles have been developed and are used around the world, 75 countries, to advance communication about value creation, preservation and erosion.
CDP is a not-for-profit charity that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts.
The Financial Stability Board established the TCFD to develop recommendations for more effective climate-related disclosures that could promote more informed investment, credit, and insurance underwriting decisions and, in turn, enable stakeholders to understand better the concentrations of carbon-related assets in the financial sector and the financial system’s exposures to climate-related risks.
CDBS is an international consortium of business and environmental NGOs. We are committed to advancing and aligning the global mainstream corporate reporting model to equate natural capital with financial capital.
BlackRock C.E.O. Larry Fink's call to action letter to corporate executives describing climate risk as investment risk. The letter touches upon climate change as a central destabilizing factor in long term return on investment and value creation, and posits sustainability as a fiduciary responsibility to investment clients.
White paper on common metrics and consistent reporting of sustainable value creation.
The Performance Frontier: Innovating for a Sustainable Strategy.
This paper proposes a method for identifying key performance indicators on the sustainability—or social and environmental—impacts of US corporations in specific industries.
Companies focus on their ESG risks to build profitability for the long term.
Recommendation from the Investor-as-Owner Subcommittee of the SEC Investor Advisory Committee Relating to ESG Disclosure.
The Dow Jones Sustainability Index family tracks the stock performance of the world's leading companies in terms of economic, environmental and social criteria.
Since its founding in 2007, EcoVadis has grown to become the world's largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, creating a global network of more than 90,000+ rated companies.
Bloomberg’s Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG Data) dataset offers ESG metrics and ESG disclosure scores for more than 11,800 companies in 100+ countries for over 410,000 active securities. The product includes as-reported data and derived ratios as well as sector and country-specific data points. In addition to the extensive ongoing data coverage, we provide historical data going back to 2006.
With over 50 years of expertise in research, data and technology, we power better investment decisions by enabling clients to understand and analyze key drivers of risk and return and confidently build more effective portfolios.
Sustainalytics, a Morningstar Company, provides high-quality, analytical environmental, social and governance (ESG) research, ratings and data to institutional investors and companies.
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Provides detailed ESG benchmarking insights to better integrate sustainability and business strategy. S&P Global ESG Scores capture the nuances and differences of policies and programs and in-depth ESG information.
Founded in 1985, Institutional Shareholder Services group of companies (ISS) empowers investors and companies to build for long-term and sustainable growth by providing high-quality data, analytics and insight.
Fitch Ratings has begun extending its Climate Vulnerability Scores (Climate.VS) across all corporate sectors globally. These reports provide market participants with a consistent global risk framework that can be used to assess portfolio-level climate vulnerabilities and inform portfolio transitions.
Sustainability and climate change are fundamental considerations to seize opportunities and manage risk in today’s global capital markets. Our data and insights across Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and climate risks, as well as sustainable finance, can help you achieve the objectives of the sustainable development agenda.
The site dedicated to covering Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues for investors.
Comprised of over 450 premium properties, ESG News is the only company that owns and operates inventory across ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX affiliates.
Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest multimedia news provider, reaching billions of people worldwide every day.
The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading news organizations, recognized internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy.
CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business content consumed by more than 355 million people per month across all platforms.
Understanding the linkages between SASB standards and the Goals can inform shareholder engagements, facilitate capital allocation toward specific SDG targets, and help prioritize SDG-related activities based on industry-specific drivers of value.